Titles

Layman Poupard Publishing works with academics around the world to produce 111 volumes per year of the Literature Criticism Series for Gale, Cengage Learning.

Named among the most distinguished reference titles published during the past twenty-five years, the Literature Criticism Series contains individual essays and reviews selected from hundreds of periodicals, general magazines, scholarly journals, and books. Students, teachers, librarians, and researchers find that the general critical and biographical material in this series provides vital information required to write a term paper, analyze a poem, or lead a book discussion group. The Literature Criticism Series provides an in-depth ready-reference source for senior scholars.

Contemporary Literary Criticism
Drama Criticism
Children’s Literature Review
Poetry Criticism
Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism
Shakespearean Criticism
Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism
Short Story Criticism
Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800
Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism

Since 1976, Bruccoli Clark Layman has produced over 400 reference books comprising over 50 million words.

Publishers associated with Bruccoli Clark Layman (BCL) and Manly, Inc., have included Gale Research, the primary publisher of BCL books from the beginning; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; Facts on File; Omnigraphics; and Chadwyck-Healey. For Gale BCL has produced the Dictionary of Literary Biography, a history of literature in all languages from antiquity to the present told through the biographies of writers. As of 2003, the ongoing series comprises over three-hundred volumes organized by genre and nationality that are independently useful and that as a group form the broad history promised by the series rationale.

For a complete list of all BCL publications, click here.

Dictionary of Literary Biography
Dictionary of Literary Biography
Modern Critical Views
Modern Critical Views
Encyclopedia of American Literature
Encyclopedia of American Literature
Dictionary of American Literary Characters
Dictionary of American Literary Characters
Literary Masterpieces
Literary Masterpieces
Research Guide to American Literature
Research Guide to American Literature
Dictionary of British Literary Characters
Dictionary of British Literary Characters
History in Dispute
History in Dispute
Conflicts in American History
Conflicts in American History
Bibliography of American Fiction Through 1865
Bibliography of American Fiction Through 1865
American Decades
American Decades
Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography
Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography
Bibliography of American Fiction: 1919-1988
Bibliography of American Fiction: 1919-1988
American Eras
American Eras