Use terminology and facts learned from the background information to search for articles and books relevant to your topic.
To Find Articles:
Scholarly articles are accessible through the Modern Language Association's database, MLA International Bibliography.
Remember to search by Name as Subject.
Other sources for academic articles:
Investigate the notes and bibliographies of every good source you find for leads to more
For the Popular Press:
Think about what sorts of publications the information you need might be published in
To Explore Further:
You can search the Deutsche National Bibliothek catalog; although it is unlikely that we can borrow items directly, you may find leads to resources available through other avenues. The DNB also offers some items online, for a fee.
Salon de Madame Geoffrin by Anicet-Charles-Gabriel Lemonnier
To search for books by a specific author in CBBcat, select Author from the drop-down menu, and enter: Lastname, Firstname
Search by Title:
Search by Subject:
You can also type in an author's name, last name first:
Look for the subheading Criticism and Interpretation:
as Subject, or specify a period, e.g.: German literature - 18th century - History and criticism
In the record of every helpful book you find, look at the set of subject lines for ways to expand your search into other avenues