Twenty-two titles from the Scribner Writers Series has been added to the Literature subject section of the Gale Virtual Reference Library available now through the UMass Libraries’ web site.
The Scribner Writers Series delivers online access to numerous Scribner publications: American Writers, African American Writers, Ancient Writers: Greece and Rome, British Writers, European Writers, Modern American Women Writers, Supernatural Fiction Writers, Writers for Young Adults and many others. In total the series contains more than 2,000 original, scholar-signed biocritical entries. Each entry averages 15-20 pages in length and includes a concise essay, hyperlinks for cross-referencing, and biographical information that places the author’s work in personal and historical context. Many authors examined from multiple perspectives through two, three or sometimes four essays.
Coverage of literary topics includes African Americans, Writing and Nature; Beowulf and Anglo-Saxon Poetry; The Bible as Sacred Literature; The Female Detective; Gay and Lesbian Mystery Fiction; The Gothic Novel; Renaissance and Short Fiction; Greek Lyric Poets and many more.
The Scribner Series consists of the following titles:
|African American Writers||2001||2nd ed.|
|African Writers||1997||1st ed.|
|American Nature Writers||1996||1st ed.|
|American Writers Classics||2003|
|American Writers Retrospective|
|Ancient Writers: Greece and Rome||1st ed.|
|Books of the Bible||1989||1st ed.|
|British Writers Classics||2003|
|British Writers Retrospective|
|Latin American Writers||1989||1st ed.|
|Latino and Latina Writers||2004|
|Modern American Women Writers||1991||1st ed.|
|Mystery and Suspense Writers||1998||1st ed.|
|Poets: American and British||1st ed.|
|Science Fiction Writers||1982||2nd ed.|
|Supernatural Fiction Writers||2003||1st ed.|
|Writers for Children||1988|
|Writers for Young Adults||1997||1st ed.|
Access these titles through the Literature Subject Section of the Gale Virtual Reference Library or through UMass Lowell Library’s Literature Database Subject webpage.