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This guide provides resources for information pertaining to literature and literary criticism.


The below resources can assist with researching statistics.


   NOTE: Remote access to the following databases is restricted to City Colleges of Chicago students, faculty and staff.  To access off campus, log-in with your MyCCC username and password.

Literature Resource Center

A complete literature reference database. Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, critical analysis of novelists, poets and essayists.

Biographies Plus Illustrated

Search for biographical information about an author by name (last name, first name). 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Multidisciplinary database of almanacs, encyclopedias and other specialized reference resources. Used to search for information by author's name) and / or a literary period (i.e., Romanticism, Modernism).