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English and American Literature Subject Guide — Biographical Databases

Resources for researching English and American literature


These databases provide signed biographical accounts of people and descriptions of such legendary and mythological figures as Cú Chulainn, King Arthur, and Robin Hood. The three national biographical databases include only deceased subjects. The Gale Literary Resource Center profiles living and dead subjects. The spelling of names can vary, so be certain to try alternative spellings if a search is initially unsuccessful.