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English Literature Dictionary and Glossary for students

English Literature Dictionary and Glossary for students

Source of definitions for terms, concepts, and theories related to English Literature. A brief biography of many well-known authors has also been included.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Literature; Reference–Dictionaries–Glossaries; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Dictionaries

Internet Shakespeare Editions: Shakespeare’s Life and Times

Internet Shakespeare Editions: Shakespeare’s Life and Times

The Internet Shakespeare Editions present this extensive site on Shakespeare’s life and times. “Topics covered include Shakespeare’s life, the stages he wrote for, and the context of the society of his time, the politics and history, the background of ideas and religion, the dramatic tradition he was part of, the literary background, and the music …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors–Shakespeare

Michigan Authors and Illustrators

Michigan Authors and Illustrators

This is a database of “information on authors and illustrators born in Michigan, who live in Michigan, or who have written books about or set in Michigan. Each entry includes biographical information, and lists of works by the person.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Midwest -Eastern (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin)

Gale’s Literary Index

Gale’s Literary Index

A free index of the Gale Literature Criticism Series searchable by author, title, or by author’s nationality or date of birth. Full text of Gale sources are not available online, but searches provide comprehensive listings of volumes containing relevant information. You will need to visit your local public or college library to view the actual vo …
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Literature

ipl: Shakespeare Bookshelf

ipl2: Shakespeare Bookshelf

Quick links to the complete works of William Shakespeare, plus study guides, discussion groups, glossary and criticism.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors–Shakespeare; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors–Shakespeare; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; Reading And Writing–Authors

Open Source Shakespeare

Open Source Shakespeare

“An experiment in literary technology. Open Source Shakespeare attempts to be the best free website containing Shakespeare’s complete works. It is intended for scholars, thespians, and Shakespeare lovers of every kind.” Search for specific words in plays using the concordance, search for phrases or lines using the keyword search, or search by cha …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors–Shakespeare; Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–English Literature; Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Drama/Plays; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature

Cassiodorus

Cassiodorus

An online book about the life and literary works of Roman statesman and monk, Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator, born c. 490, d. c. 585. Links related to Cassiodorus’ “Institutiones” and other works are also provided.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature–Latin Literature; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Imperial Rome–Rome & Christianity

Books – The Atlantic

Books – The Atlantic

Contains contemporary and classic poetry and fiction, as well as audio and video files of poets reading their work, and interviews from the print version of the magazine.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Poetry; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; Reading And Writing–Poetry; Reading And Writing–Authors

Scansion: The Down and Dirty Guide to Scanning Verse: Some Hints to Help with Sounding Shakespeare’s Words

Scansion: The Down and Dirty Guide to Scanning Verse: Some Hints to Help with Sounding Shakespeare’s Words

A tool to help speakers sound out the works of Shakespeare. “This guide assumes nothing. It is written for beginners. Scholarly reference is kept to a minimum, and technical terminology is usually avoided.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors–Shakespeare; Reading And Writing–Poetry

Nom de Guerre

Nom de Guerre

A “definitive” list of the real and/or full names for hundreds of celebrities, historical figures, writers, and fictional characters. Entries are listed alphabetically by pseudonym, and some contain brief biographical information.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Pop Culture

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet

This site offers access to lots of scholarly materials about Shakespeare and his works. You can find out about the Renaissance, Shakespeare’s life, Shakespearean festivals, and all the plays and non-dramatic poetry.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors–Shakespeare; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Pop Culture–Theater–Plays; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature

PAL: Perspectives in American Literature – A Research and Reference Guide

PAL: Perspectives in American Literature – A Research and Reference Guide

Detailed guide to finding literary criticism and commentary about American authors. Arranged by literary periods and includes introductions and general bibliographies for each period.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period

LitLinks

LitLinks

Includes short biographies and web links to resources for a multitude of authors, past and present. Search for authors or browse alphabetically by last name.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism

William Blake Archive

William Blake Archive

William Blake’s works including paintings and books are available, along with a biography and chronology of his life and works.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Rossetti Archive

Rossetti Archive

Provides access to most, if not all, of the visual and written works by Dante Gabriel Rossetti in order to support scholarly study of the artist.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Banned Books: Shakespeare Censored!

Banned Books: Shakespeare Censored!

Learn about “past and current attempts to censor William Shakespeare’s canon of work” in this online exhibit created by librarians at Occidental College in honor of Banned Books Week. Special attention is paid to The Merchant of Venice and Thomas Bowdler, who published censored versions of Shakespeare’s works considered “more appropriate for women …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors–Shakespeare; Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Issues–Censorship–Banned Books