This six-volume set provides "a broad selection of the best criticism of works by major authors of the past five hundred years." Entries are indexed in the Gale's Literary Index.
Treats only the better-known authors in fifteen-twenty-page entries. It is a shorter, more manageable version of the Literary Criticism series. In addition to the criticism, the WLC provides a list of each author's principle works and a brief bibliography.
Available in print: PN523 .W67 1992