Literature and Language Arts

Literature in Context is committed to the idea that a great book shouldn't just be read, it should be experienced. Students can both enrich and expand their understanding of the historical, social and cultural context that shaped classic literature by accessing this rich collection of ebooks. These "student casebooks to issues, sources, and historical documents" include primary source material, collateral readings and commentary.
This series of ebooks provides online "companions" for a variety of contemporary writers. These sourcebook companions include: background on the author, character, plot, and theme analysis, alternative literary analysis, criticism, selected reviews, and an author bibliography.
"Combining information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals, and original content from EBSCO, Literary Reference Center features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries and work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books and monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines and journals, book reviews from the most prestigious publications, poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and much more."
The comprehensive literature database from Facts on File. Users can find biographies for thousands of authors from around the world...information about literary works from poems to plays, nonfiction to novels...the significance of over 35,000 major and minor literary characters...and definitions of literary terms as well as in-depth articles on literary movements, literary groups, magazines and newspapers, and the historical events that helped to shape world literature.
This readers’ advisory service / database brings people and books together - by allowing students and staff to explore / find fiction titles based on their interests. With over 90,000 full-text reviews, 36,000 subject headings, 1200 pre-constructed booklists, and a complete spectrum of searching options, NoveList can help put readers in touch with the perfect book for their needs and desires.