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

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

Poems : Spring : The Poetry Foundation

Poems : Spring : The Poetry Foundation

A collection of poems about Spring from the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Tool. Treat yourself to some warm, spring theme poems from influential writers such as: E. E. Cummings, Robert Browning, and Robert Fitzgerald. Also featured are poems that first appeared in Poetry magazine.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Poetry; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Poetry

Poems : Fall : The Poetry Foundation

Poems : Fall : The Poetry Foundation

The Poetry Foundation provides a large selection of themed poetry for any occasion or time of year through its Poetry Tool. This collection provides 130 poems all about Fall. Some influential poets included in this collection are: Robert Frost, John Keats, and William Shakespeare. Also featured are poems that first appeared in Poetry magazine.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Poetry; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Poetry

University of Virginia Chinese Text Initiative

University of Virginia Chinese Text Initiative

A site for classic Chinese literature. As of 2008, the site has over 300 Tang Poems and poetry from authors Gu Yao Yan, Shi Jing, Hong Lou Meng, and Yu Xuan Ji. Literature is available in both English and Chinese.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Classical Chinese Texts; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Chinese

Google Books Search

Google Books Search

Find full text and/or bibliographic information using the world’s best known search engine to search through one of the largest collaborative digitization projects ever. To find “Full Text Books” (which are likely to be older), select that option before doing a search.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts

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

Lit2Go

Lit2Go

A free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format. Browse by author, title, or search the database by author, title, or reading level. Many selections can be downloaded directly into iTunes or your Mp3 player. You can also read the stories online.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts

Shi Jing: the Book of Odes

Shi Jing: the Book of Odes

Text is displayed in traditional Chinese characters with translations given in both English and French. This site has a very useful feature in its dictionary components???rolling over a character with your mouse will display a rollover menu with a pronunciation guide and meaning. Clicking on a character will open a dictionary in a separate window, …
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Classical Chinese Texts

Classical Chinese Literature

Classical Chinese Literature

This site includes such famous texts as the Tao Te Ching, Tang Poetry, the Art of War, the Analects, the Doctrine of the Mean, the Great Learning and Classic of Filial Piety. Characters are clickable and lead to an English translation.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Classical Chinese Texts

The Online Books Page

The Online Books Page

An easily navigable central access point for over 35,000 “free books on the Web.” Search for books and articles by author, title, or subject. Allows readers to suggest new materials to add.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts; Reading And Writing

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts

Resource providing links to mythology texts. Arranged alphabetically, users can browse everything from popular fairy tales to Russian ghost stories.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore; Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Legends And Myths; Reading Zone–Myths & Fables–Multinational

PinkMonkey

PinkMonkey

Pink Monkey is a study resource targeted for junior high, high school and college students. It offers a library of free online literature summaries with a number of study guides and book notes.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; School And Homework Help–College

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