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Literature & Poetry: Home

A collection of resources from the Gloucester County Library System for information regarding all things Literature and Poetry related!


Welcome to the GCLS Literature & Poetry Resource Guide.

This guide provides easy access to authoritative literature-related resources, including literary criticism, available at the Gloucester County Library System.

Suggested Catalog Searches

These preset searches return up-to-date lists of literature-related resources from our catalog. Holds can be placed on most items and sent to your most convenient library for pickup.

Classic Literature

English Literature


For individual author biographies or works by a particular author, enter their name in the Catalog Search box at the top of this page.

For example: Edgar Allan Poe or Somerset Maugham biography

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