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Subject Definition

Biographies are non-fiction works about a person's life and an autobiography is a person's telling of their own life.  These types of works can help us understand creative works, important people or moments in history.  


Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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  • MasterFILE Premier  
    Multi-disciplinary database with full-text coverage of almost 2,000 general periodicals. Emphasis is popular, rather than scholarly publications. Contains more than 80,000 biographies and 100,000 primary source documents.
  • Scribner Writers Series  
    Biographical and critical material about authors, from Classical Greek and Roman writers to the present. Primary focus is American and British authors. Includes more then 2000 essays. Material is a subset of Gale's Literature Resource Center.

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