Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism

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Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism™ through Literature Criticism Online assembles critical responses to the works of 20th-century authors of all sorts — novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, philosophers, political leaders, scientists, mathematicians and writers from other genres — from every region of the world.

The series currently covers nearly 1,200 authors and includes numerous entries on literary topics and individual works. Close to 95% of critical essays from the print Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism™ series are reproduced in full in this online version, which combines multiple search and browse options with an easy format that matches the look and feel of the print originals.

Clear, accessible introductory essays followed by carefully selected critical responses allow end-users to engage with a variety of scholarly views and conversations about authors, works and literary topics. Students writing papers or class presentations, instructors preparing their syllabi, or anyone seeking a deeper understanding of contemporary literature will find this a highly useful resource.