Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism

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Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism through Literature Criticism Online assembles critical responses to the works of writers of all sorts — poets, playwrights, chroniclers, philosophers, religious figures, and writers from other genres — from every region of the world, from the earliest known examples of written works to the eve of the modern era.

The series currently covers nearly 400 authors and also includes numerous entries focusing on literary topics and individual works. Close to 90% of critical essays from the print series Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism are reproduced in full in this online version, which combines multiple search and browse options with an engaging 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 the period will find this a highly useful resource.