The databases listed contain information about the the author, as well as critical information about their writings. Most of the databases contain full text information. If you find an article that isn't full text you can do an interlibrary loan to have the book or article sent here for you.
When searching the databases remember that Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) can save you time, and focus your results to the articles that you need for your research.
These databases are good first choices for finding literary criticism.
These databases can also be used to find literary criticism.