A literature database combining current and historical biographical, bibliographical, and contextual information on authors and their works (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, and journalism). Draws from Gale's core literary databases including Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography [DLB]
, and Contemporary Literary Criticism
. Provides additional search capability for Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
and Gale Literary Index.
A more complete version of DLB is now available directly: Dictionary of Library Biography online