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Wilson High School: Language Arts

Gen. Frederick M. Franks, Jr. Library

Useful Websites

Literary Research

Learning about authors, great books, poets & poetry, and literary criticism has never been easier!  Use the database in this guide, as well as the library's catalog (linked below) to find just the info you need!

  • Need to learn what critics think about a writer or famous book?  Go to 813 through 890s
  • Need help understanding Shakespeare?  Go to 822.3
  • Need to find some poems?  Go to 808.81 and 811
  • Need to find a play?  Go to 812


Gale Databases for Literature

Bloom's Literary Reference Online

Writer's Refence Center

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Need help? See the "How to Search JSTOR" guide.

Subject Guide


Do you need a password to use a database or website?

Contact Mrs. Gutzler- come into the library, or send her an email:



Accessing a database from home, and forgot the password?

Click here for a list of passwords.