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Gale Literature Overview

Gale Literature brings together all of Gale’s literary databases and literature-related (electronic) books on Gale eBooks into one cross-searchable research site. By including most of Gale's databases into this search engine, one can find up-to-date biographies, scholarly overviews, full-text criticisms, and reviews on writers from all eras. "Gale Literature" contains other Gale databases, such as Literature Resource Center, Twaynes Author Series, Scribner Writers Series, and Gale's Literature Criticism.

Getting Started with Gale Literature

Learn how to find literary criticism from Gale Literature in this 4 minute video. 

Learn more about Gale Literature

The Library also owns physical copies of many of the literary criticism sets included in Gale Literature. The 5 minute video below walks you through how to use the print editions.