Book Review Digest Plus
Over 2 million review citations, many with generous excerpts, from review sources such as newspapers, popular magazines, and academic journals with more than 118,000 new reviews added each year.

Contemporary Authors
Bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today's most influential novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters.


Contemporary Literary Criticism
Covers contemporary writers, works, and related topics with over 70,000 reviews and essays.

Dictionary of Literary Biography
Presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and genres.

Essay and General Literature Index
Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences. Approximately 300 single and multi-authored volumes are indexed annually, plus more than 20 selected annuals and serial publications.

Gale Artemis Literary Sources
Access Gale Literature Resource Center, Twayne’s Authors Series, and Scribner Writers using workflow tools and features such as term clusters, term frequency graphs, search assist functionality, and mobile compatibility.

Gale Literary Databases -- Cross-database

Gale Literary Databases
Simultaneously search Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and Dictionary of Literary Biography.

Humanities Full Text
Encompasses all fields of the humanities, covering topics including art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, and religion. Provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of scholarly sources and specialized magazines.

Literary Reference Center
This comprehensive, full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames.

Literature Resource Center
Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements.

Play Index
Covers classic and historical plays, along with the works of contemporary playwrights. This database covers new editions and translations, and includes descriptive annotations to summarize the plot and indicate musical requirements.

Scribner Writers
Biographical and critical material about authors, from Classical Greek and Roman writers to the present. Primary focus is American and British authors.

Short Story Index
An essential resource for readers seeking short stories by author or genre, or for those researching a body of work of a literary figure. It provides detailed indexing for hundreds of thousands of short stories.

Twayne's Author Series
Analysis of the life and works of a variety of well-known and classic world, United States and English authors.
Twentieth-Century American Poetry
Twentieth-Century English Poetry

Twentieth Century American and English Poetry
Includes 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 American poets and poetry of over 280 British poets from 1900 to the present day.