Q: How do I find literary criticism on a book or essay?


The KSU Library System has many databases devoted to literary criticism.  All of these can be found using the "Find a Database" link on the Library Homepage




Librarian Recomended Database Titles:

Literature Resource Center: Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. Combining Gale's most used literary databases in a single Internet-searchable service, the Literature Resource Center covers more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,000 of the most-studied authors.

Literary Reference Center: A full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, and literary journals.

Literature Criticism Online: A compilation of scholarly and popular literary commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals.


For more information

For more help, email the Research and Instructional Services department, or call or visit:

Kennesaw: Sturgis Library Checkout Desk (Ground floor) 470-578-6202

Marietta: Johnson Library Checkout Desk (1st floor) 470-578-7276


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Jun 27, 2019


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