Q. Is the Twayne's Author Series available online for students doing literature research papers?
It's available as "Twayne's Authors Online," part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library found in the Alabama Virtual Library (AVL). Twaynes' offers in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world with close analysis of key works. It also provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements. "Twayne's Authors Online" is an excellent source for high school students needing literary research beyond basic author biographies.