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English and American Literature

A resource guide for the study of English and American Literature.

Using Library of Congress Subject Headings to Find Biographies in BobCat

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
  • Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689 -- Biography
  • Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Biography

Library Databases with Biographies of Writers

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