Featured Database: Literary Reference Center Plus

Literary Reference Center Plus

One unique feature of LRC Plus is that it allows you to search for authors by gender, national identity, and ethnic/cultural identity, so you can find examples of, for instance, gay female Canadian authors and then find analysis of their works.

Content Includes:

  • More than 36,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews
  • More than 87,000 articles/essays of literary criticism
  • Nearly 260,000 author biographies
  • More than 650 literary journals
  • More than 2,700 reference books
  • More than 900,000 book reviews
  • Nearly 150,000 classic and contemporary poems
  • More than 34,000 classic and contemporary short stories
  • More than 11,000 author interviews
  • More than 7,400 classic novels
  • More than 360 critical essays about popular young adult (YA) literature titles
  • More than 150 Critical Insights volumes