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Comparative Literature

A resource guide for the study of Comparative Literature.

Using Library of Congress Subject Headings to find biographies in the NYU Libraries' catalog

Biographies are classified and sorted by author's name, dates of birth and death, and the term Biography.

Here are some examples:

  • Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 -- Biography
  • Bolaño, Roberto, -- 1953-2003 -- Biography
  • Akhmatova, Anna Andreevna, 1889-1966 -- Biography
  • Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, -- 1938- -- Biography
  • Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940 -- Biography

Library Databases with Biographies of Writers