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Perseus Digital Library

Perseus Digital Library

An evolving humanities digital library. Presently collects materials on classics/antiquity, Art and Archeology, 19th Century America, Arabic, Germanic, and Greek and Roman materials, Renaissance literature, the Richmond Times Dispatch, Humanist and Renaissance Italian Poetry in Latin, and other topics.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–History; Philosophy–General Encyclopedias And Databases

The Middle English Compendium

The Middle English Compendium

“The Middle English Compendium has been designed to offer easy access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse based on the MED bibliographies, and an associated network of electronic resources.” Th …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

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

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)

The Online Medieval and Classical Library

The Online Medieval and Classical Library

“The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL) is a collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization.” The site is searchable or browsable by title, author, genre, and original language (all works translated save for those in Middle English).
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

Thomas More Studies

Thomas More Studies

This comprehensive site features a biography and a chronology of More’s life in addition to teaching resources and full-text of much of More’s writings. Find out more about his role as a statesman in 16th-century England, his trial and his political philosophy at this site.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–16th Century History; Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–History; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

NetSERF: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources

NetSERF: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources

NetSERF is an extremely thorough and extensive database of information on any and all aspects of medieval society and its culture. It includes search engines and a fantastic glossary for obscure medieval terminology. It also includes an extensive bibliography of sources divided up by specializations. This includes everything from history to lite …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

The Victorian Web

The Victorian Web

Includes information about authors from the Victorian era and background information about the society. Has contextual links for authors which provide information on those authors’ politics, religious beliefs, bibliographies, as well as symbolism and themes used in their literature.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature

Aspects of the Victorian Book

Aspects of the Victorian Book

This site explains how the mechanization of the industrial revolution and increased literacy changed publishing during 19th-century England. This site discusses penny dreadfuls, yellow backs, children’s books, magazines, and novels.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

ibiblio

ibiblio

“Home to one of the largest ‘collections of collections’ on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history, science, politics, and cultural studies.” There’s a little of something for everyone here — a good place to browse.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts; Computers & Internet–Desktop & Electronic Publishing

Fiction: The EServer Collection

Fiction: The EServer Collection

Collection of online fiction texts. Includes short stories and novels by authors like: Alcott, Bronte, Bulfinch, Cather, Crane, Dickens, Dreiser, Elliot, Twain, Hardy and Fielding (among others.) Also has criticism.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–English Literature

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

Whichbook.net

Whichbook.net

In the mood for a funny, beautiful, demanding, short book? Or maybe a sad, gentle, unusual, down-to-earth book? You select the qualities you want in your next book and Whichbook produces a list of titles to choose from, along with short reviews. Try it!
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Recommender Systems

Kwani?: Kenyan Literature Online

Kwani?: Kenyan Literature Online

Kwani? is a free online literary journal founded by Kenyan writers and supported by subscribers to the print edition of the magazine. Kwani?’s goal is to reinvest in the creativity of the people of Kenya and to encourage new writing by modern voices.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction; Reading And Writing–Poetry

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

It’s a Bunny

It’s a Bunny

“Fine literary fiction, poetry, essays and art emanating from Montreal, Canada.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

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