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Literary Reference Center - Browsing All Authors

You can browse for information about all authors right from the Literary Reference Center Home Page. The Browse All Authors feature includes thousands of authors that can be browsed by:

  • Name
  • Country
  • Culture
  • Genre
  • Movement

To browse an Author Profile:

  1. From the Home Page, click the Browse Authors link in the top toolbar or the All Authors link in the Browse box on the Home screen.

  2. The All Authors List displays. If desired, select a category from the tabs above the Browse for field.
    Note: The default is Name.

  3. Click the A - Z links or Previous | Next links to browse through the list.

  4. To search by keyword(s), enter your search term(s) in the Browse for field. You can enter all or part of a search term.


  5. Select a radio button to browse alphabetically or by relevance to your terms.

    • Relevancy Ranked: Find poems most relevant to the terms you entered. Results are displayed with the most relevant at the top.
    • Alphabetical: Find poems beginning with the terms you entered. Results are displayed in alphabetical order.
  6. Click Browse. A result list is displayed.

  7. Click on any of the entries to view the detailed record for the selected author. From the detail view, you can print, e-mail, save, or export the author information.

  8. Click the hyperlinked author name beside in the record to see a result list of available biographies about the author.