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Sources for Literary Criticism
Searches full-text for backfile articles and reviews in over 130 multi-disciplinary journals. See Project Muse (see below) for more recent articles.
Literature Criticism Online
Identifies biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline.
Magill on Literature
A definitive online source for editorially reviewed critical analyses. It also includes brief plot summaries of the most studied works in the history of literature.
MLA International Bibliography
Indexes literary criticism from 1963 to the present. Note that it contains both full-text and non-full-text resources. When you find a promising citation that doesn't have the full text, search for the journal title in the list of UIUC Online Journals and Newspapers. If the title isn't available through another database, click on the link that will take you to a search in the online catalog.
Searches full-text in over 150 journals supplied by 10 university presses. Muse works well for more recent periodical issues, while JSTOR (see above) reproduces older volumes.