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Writing Studies

This guide will highlight specific resources from our collections that will be helpful for Writing Studies students.

Researching Contemporary Authors

This database contains thousands of searchable, full-text works on all kinds of literary writers.  It has a particularly good collection of criticism on contemporary writers.

  • Contemporary Authors Online
    • Available through the larger database Literature Resource Center, this resource contains biographical and comprehensive publication information on over 120,000 authors, with approximately 3,000 new entries every year.
  • Contemporary Literary Criticism
    • Each volume of this collection contains excerpts and essays about a particular subject in contemporary literary criticism, and over 200 volumes are now published and searchable in Literature Resource Center.

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