Gale Literature


Gale Literature brings together Gale's premier literary databases, allowing researchers, faculty and students to search across these resources with a single query.

Features biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Covers more than 125,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.  Databases included are:

  • Dictionary of Literary Biography
  • Literature Criticism
  • Literature Resource Center

Also provides links to full-text critical essays on major authors from over 200 literary journals.


Access Notes

Authorized Users: 

Carleton students, faculty and staff
Content last reviewed: March 19, 2021