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How to Use Literary Reference Center

Get the basics, advanced features, most studied authors, works, full text classics and how to cite.

Most Studied Authors

In Literary Reference Center you can browse a list of the most studied authors. This can be handy if you are exploring what author on which you'd like to do a paper. There are some authors that have not had that much written about their work, which can make your research more difficult. When browsing most studied authors, you can limit your search by:

  • Name (Default)
  • Country
  • Culture
  • Poetic Techniques
  • Movement

1. Access Most Studied Authors

To get started click the Most Studied Authors link in the Browse box.

most studied authors

2. Browse by name, country, culture, genre or movement

Browse by name, country, culture, genre or movement by selecting the tab and either typing in what you want, or if you are not yet sure, just scroll down the list to see what is available.

browse most studied authors

3. Get Biography, Criticism, Plots & More

Once you click on your author you'll retrieve a page that has links to biography, criticism, plots and more about your author.