A comprehensive guide to critics, theorists, schools and movements in literary theory. Includes entries on historical periods.
Dictionary of Literary Biography -- The hundreds of volumes in this series give overviews of the careers of writers from all eras and genres, including journalists and screenwriters. Each entry has bibliographies of the author's works and of secondary literature, and gives the whereabouts of the author's papers. To find the volume(s) with material on a particular author, search for "Dictionary of Literary Biography" in the library's catalog, and keyword "author's name." Cumulative indices for the entire series are found at the front and back of each volume and here.