When searching in literature or general databases, try adding words to describe specific critical approaches, themes, or motifs in your search.
You will find biographical information in a wide variety of criticism, but the sources below are specific biography resources.
You will find psychological approach criticism in the literature databases, but here are some psychology databases that also have some literary criticism and articles about various psychological phenomena you may be writing about.
Reference books are great for general descriptions of psychological concepts and theories without being too clinical, field-specific, or technical.
These databases will have academic and clinical research in the field of psychology. Look for literature reviews, which summarize many experiments in one article, or focus on the literature review or background sections of these articles.
You will find psychological approach criticism in the literature and humanities databases, but here is a history specific database that includes literary criticism and will be good for researching the historical context of the novel.