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You will find works about various authors if you use the subject search. Be sure to put the author’s last name first and first name last. King, Stephen, for example. Pay particular attention to any author subjects that have “Criticism and Interpretation” in them. They will examine the author’s works.
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ISU Reading Lists
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Find the info you need on authors and their works, from all time periods and from around the world. Contains literary works and criticism, biographies and more. Searches Gale’s Literature Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center, Something About the Author and eBooks from the Virtual Reference Library.
Your best source of info about the lives of famous people from ancient to modern times. Contains articles from books and magazines, videos and more. View the tutorial (Flash)
Looking for a good book to read? Find fiction and nonfiction book reviews, plot summaries, series titles, book discussion guides, reading suggestions and book award winners.
Listen to these books on your computer. Contains Shakespeare's plays, Orwell's 1984, and many other classics; books read in Spanish; nonfiction; and children's books. Always available.
Middle and high school students! Listen, read or read-along with these books on your computer. Contains adult & teen novels, classics, poetry, Shakespeare and educational videos from National Geographic. Always available.