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Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons

ENL 455 Contemporary American Literature

About Biographical and Bio-Critical Dictionaries

  • Gale's Biography in Context database provides overviews of your author's life, and discussions of their major works, influences, critical receptions, and legacies.
  • Although American Writers  and the Dictionary of Literary Biography are print Reference books, they are absolutely worth the trip to the Berry Library Reference area.

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Biography in Context (Gale)

American Writers Series