(Only available to international schools in Europe) All of the essential information (and more) users need to research, study and explore literature
Bloom’s Literature contains a wide range of reference essays and scholarly criticism examining great authors – from William Shakespeare to J.K.Rowling – and their works.
Featuring videos of more than 400 famous productions from comedies to dramas to musicals – including Hamlet, Death of a Salesman, Julius Caesar, and The Glass Menagerie – plus video clips featuring major scholars such as Harold Bloom discussing important literary topics.
Bloom’s Literature includes a Literacy Classics eBook shelf containing the full contents of more than 1,000 classic works of literature – most of which were selected from Bloom’s Literary Canon – including the essential works of the most important authors in world history and literature. Researchers can filter these titles by type of work to find what they need.
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(Only available to International Schools in Europe)
- More than 400 full length videos of classic plays and films
- Over 1,000 full-text classic works of literature
- Author index featuring a wealth of content on the finest contemporary and classic writers from around the world
- Works index providing overviews, synopses, analyses, and literary criticism of thousands of works
- Character index packed with information on more than 49,000 major and minor literary characters
- Critical essays from Facts On File’s extensive collection, Harold Bloom’s acclaimed essays, and criticism from the Bloom’s imprint
- In-depth, full-text entries on literary movements, groups, periodicals, and historical events
- More than 10,000 questions providing research and writing suggestions on a range of literary topics
- More than 2,600 full-text poems
- A complete inventory, by type, of the sources of the content in the database
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