WR 301 Critical Writing in English - Lincoln: 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.