"135,000+ author biographies; 850,000+ full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from scholarly journals and literary magazines. 11,000+ overviews of frequently studied works. 30,000+ full-text poems, short stories and plays."
"Nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography. 600,000+ biographies covering more than 525,000 individuals. Reference material, periodical information and multimedia content. High interest topic pages."
Includes centuries of both scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals.
"Critical essays on contemporary writers. Each entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, a list of principal works, and sources for further study."