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WR 301-(Lincoln): Critical Writing in English - Fall 2017: Biographical sources

Resources for biography on literary figures

Author Biography

Full length monographs on an author may be found in library catalogs.  Use the author's name and dates as a subject heading search, e.g.

Coetzee, J. M., 1940- 

Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005.

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941

Atwood, Margaret, 1939-

 

Reference sources will include shorter biographies, and will often provide recommended full length works.