Literature Resource Center. Gale Group.
Literature Resource Center provides direct access to biographies, bibliographies, work overviews, and critical analysis of authors from all ages and literary disciplines. Built on three author databases, Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and Dictionary of Literary Biography, this resource also includes selected full-text critical material from other Gale Group critical series, plus the complete Scribner Writer Series (bio-critical essays) and the Twayne Authors Series.
Digital version of the 2008, 6 volume edition. Coverage includes biographical profiles of important figures in politics, letters and the arts. Utilize the general index to locate entries on your topic.
Also in print: PQ7081 .A1 C35 1996 Main
An excellent resource: v. 1. Discovery to modernism -- v. 2. The Twentieth century -- v. 3. Brazilian literature; Bibliographies.