Here is a convenient source of commentary on the careers and works of acclaimed poets, novelists, short story writers, dramatists and philosophers who died between 1800 and 1899. Each volume presents overviews of four to eight authors with chronologically arranged criticism representing the entire range of response to each author. Approximately 90-95% of critical essays are full text. Every fourth volume is a Topics volume covering major literary movements, trends and other topics related to nineteenth-century literature.
Each print volume in this long-standing series profiles approximately four to eight literary figures who died between 1800 and 1899 by providing full-text or excerpted criticism taken from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals.
"This well-established set complements Gale's other series in literary criticism. Popular in libraries serving undergraduates and high school students." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999— ARBA
"A very good bridge to significant and representative criticism." -- Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin— Booklist
Literary Criticism Series Advisory Board.
British Fiction Writers: Stevenson, Dickens, Collins, and Hardy.
English Poets: Shelley, Byron, Hopkins, and Tennyson.
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Author Index.
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Topic Index.
NCLC Cumulative Nationality Index.