Compilation of articles, essays, book extracts, etc. on world literature. Types of information sources include:biographies, literary criticism, plot summaries, reference books, full text classics, periodical articles, poems, and images.
Online full-text critical essays on literature of various places and times. This database is derived from a huge set of printed reference books: Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism, and Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and Drama Criticism.
It does not provide the full text directly, only pointers to where the full text is located. You will need to use the ALICE Catalog to look for the specific titles that you find listed in the Gale Literary Index.