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English 2113 Introduction to Literature: Biography/Autobiography

JVL Books - Playwrights, Poets, Authors

Person By or About

Print books and eBooks are available that provide a biographical overview of a dramatist/playwright, poet, or author. Full-length biographies may be found through the Library Discovery system and the "Books & Media" tab for books owned by NSU Libraries.  From the drop-down menu, select the "subject" search and enter the person's name. The "subject" search option pulls information about a person.

Example playwright:

Edward Albee or Albee, Edward

Example poet:

Elizabeth Bishop or Bishop Elizabeth


Example author:

Kate Chopin or Chopin Kate

Databases - biographical

NSU Libraries offer databases providing biographical content and accessible online in electronic format. Below are a selection of databases to consider: