Infobase is pleased to announce that valuable new content has been added to the Bloom’s Literature database. The new full-length critical essays explore a range of classical literary works, including Beloved, Don Quixote, The Diary of Anne Frank, One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Lord of the Rings, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and many more.
Fascinating new essays on Beloved:
- The Ghosts of Slavery: Historical Recovery in Toni Morrison’s Beloved
- Beloved and the New Apocalypse
Important, new contextual analyses of The Diary of Anne Frank:
- Anne Frank’s Autobiographical Style
- The Ignored Lesson of Anne Frank
New examinations of mother-daughter dynamics in The Joy Luck Club:
- “Only Two Kinds of Daughters”: Inter-Monologue Dialogicity in The Joy Luck Club
- Swan-Feather Mothers and Coca-Cola Daughters: Teaching Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club
Bloom’s Literature offers a comprehensive resource for the study of literature. Edited and curated by Yale University professor Harold Bloom, the database includes thousands of critical essays, author biographies and character analyses, the full text of almost 800 books from Infobase’s extensive reference collection, thousands of discussion questions, essays providing guidance on writing papers, and full-length videos of classic stage performances and film adaptations of literary works. Last year, more than 9,000 new discussion questions on a range of literary subjects were added to Bloom’s Literature for students and patrons who need suggestions for research and writing topics.