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ENGL 1020 & Literature Classes

Literature Criticism Online

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Literature Criticism Online contains Over 200,000 reprinted essays from ten of Gale's literary reference series, covering twenty to thirty years of critical analyses and introductory materials on authors and their works, types of literature, regions, and time periods. This database contains almost the entire scanned content from the following print series: Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Drama Criticism, and Children's Literature Review. 

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