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CliffsNotes
Search full-text literature guides from ancient classics to modern novels.
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Gale Literature Criticism
Develop critical thinking skills that help review literary topics and popular works like Literature of the Harlem Renaissance.
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Gale Literature Resource Center
Review biographies, articles, overviews, glossary and more on authors and their work.
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NoveList Plus
Find your next title to read with recommendations and read-alikes.
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Open Library
Check out classic books published from 1900 to the present immediately from the Internet Archive.
https://openlibrary.org/subjects/lending_library
SparkNotes
Use more than 500 study guides to learn from literary themes to character development and range from William Shakespeare to Angie Thomas.
http://www.sparknotes.com/