From left to right: Edith Wharton, Tracy K. Smith, Louisa May Alcott, Julia Alvarez, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Edwidge Danticat, Kate Chopin, and Toni Morrison
Dictionary of Literary Biography
The Dictionary of Literary Biography(DLB) is the standard resource for very detailed biographical articles on writers of all types, in many genres. Each volume is devoted to authors from a particular time, country, or genre.
Do a search for an author's name in the Literature Resource Center, then go to the "Content Types" menu on the upper right of the screen. Click on "Biographies." DLB content will be found in the resulting list.
This guide is designed to give a brief overview of women writers in America. Here you will find all sorts of materials available through the Gumberg Library on female novelists, poets, and playwrights—both classic and contemporary—including reference works, print and electronic books, as well as databases for articles.
To access electronic resources off campus you will need to enter your Multipass information
To use e-journals off-campus, you will need to enter your Multipass username and password when you click on a link