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ENG 102: Texts and Contexts: Intros/Overviews

Databases

Social Issues

CQ Researcher
Each weekly edition of this newsletter discusses a social issue from a pro and a con point of view.

Biographies

American National Biography
This reference work offers fairly detailed entries outlining the life, work and accomplishments of important American figures from any era.  

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB)
This resource acts as a reference guide to over 56,000 entries on important figures in all aspects of England's past and Great Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2001.

The Johns Hopkins Online Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

Articles on individual literary critics and theorists, critical and theoretical schools and movements, and the innovations of certain countries and historical periods.