From left to right: Georgia Douglas Johnson, Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, Josephine Baker, Marianne Moore, Gertrude Stein, Hannah Hoch
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 quickly point researchers in Dr. Linda Kinnahan;'s ENG 558 course to all sorts of materials available through the Gumberg Library on women writers, artists, and performers in the early twentieh century avant-garde, particularly those who were active in Florence, New York, and Paris. It will connect the user to reference works, print and electronic books, and databases for articles.
Click a link below to see all print books on that topc at the Gumberg Library
To learn how to find EBooks for these searches, click here.
The searches below will retrieve books by and about these individuals
To access electronic resources off campus you will need to enter your Multipass information
Gloria Douglas Johnson: http://blackkudos.tumblr.com/post/128707372607/georgia-douglas-johnson-georgia-blanche-douglas
Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven: https://www.widewalls.ch/artist/elsa-von-freytag-loringhoven/
Josephine Baker: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Josephinebaker.jpg
Marianne Moore: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Marianne_Moore_1935.jpg