• British Authors & Works - Research Guide

     

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    The following links are provided to assist you in your research of British Authors & Works.

     

    Databases

    Topics for Searching

    • Author's Name
    • Poem or Short Story

    Types of Resources

    • Reference eBooks
    • Biographies
    • Critical Essays


    Authors

    • Austen, Jane
      • Biography - Austen, Jane (1775-1817), page(s): 101-124. word count: 19966. British Writers
        Brian Southam . Ed. Ian Scott-Kilvert . Vol. 4. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1979.
      • Essay - Jane Austen. Bridget G. MacCarthy. The Later Women Novelists, 1744-1818. Bridget G. MacCarthy. Cork University Press, 1947. p235. Word Count: 16609. From LitFinder.
    • Chaucer, Geoffrey
      • Biography - Chaucer, Geoffrey (c. 1340-1400) British Writers: Retrospective Supplement 2 Ed. Jay Parini. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2002. p33-50. COPYRIGHT 2002
      • Work - The Canterbury Tales, page(s): 15-111. word count: 67288. Poetry for Students Ed. Anne Marie Hacht . Vol. 14. Detroit: Gale, 2002.
    • Wilde, Oscar
      • Biography - Wilde, Oscar (1845–1900) British Writers Ed. Ian Scott-Kilvert. Vol. 5. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1979. p399-422. COPYRIGHT 1982 The British Council, COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale
    • Lawrence, D. H.
      • Biography - D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930), page(s): 87-126. word count: 31990. British Writers
        Alastair Niven . Ed. Ian Scott-Kilvert . Vol. 7. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1979
      • Topic Overview - D. H. Lawrence and the Short Story, page(s): 3-29. word count: 11455. D.H. Lawrence : A Study of the Short Fiction Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction 54. New York: Twayne, 1993.
    • Saki
      • Biography - Saki, page(s): 1354-1357. word count: 2270. Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature Vol. 4. Detroit: Gale, 2009.
      • Work - The Interlopers Short Stories for Students Ed. Carol Ullmann. Vol. 15. Detroit: Gale, 2002. p151-162. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale, COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale