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Victorian Literature: Background Materials

Biographical Information for Literary Figures

Need some biographical information about an author? 

The Biographical Information for Literary Figures Guide will connect you with a number of biographical resources for literary figures.

Image of George Eliot from The Poetry Foundation, http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/george-eliot

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Other Tools

These resources are helpful in finding background information, particularly if you are just starting to explore your subject.