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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

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)

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)

Shmoop: Study Guides, Teacher Resources

Shmoop: Study Guides, Teacher Resources

Find comprehensive and fun study guides for major works of literature, poetry and major events in US History. Also includes lesson plans and ideas for teachers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; Education–Teachers & Administrators–Lesson Planning; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

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)

Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

A comprehensive resource for Medieval Studies: bibliographies, European cultural studies, pedagogical resources, professional information and organizations, electronic texts, music.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

Literature & Culture of the American 1950s

Literature & Culture of the American 1950s

A collection of online readings relating to the literature and culture of the United States in the 1950s.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Pop Culture; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period

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

Comics Worth Reading

Comics Worth Reading

“News and reviews of graphic novels, manga, comic books, and related subjects.” Includes sections on indy comics, superheroes, comics by women, comic classics, and minicomics.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Comics; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design; Sports, Entertainment And Arts–Comics

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

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

Covering Photography

Covering Photography

Looks at “the history of photography and book cover design” and how photos get transformed when they are used on book covers. Offers a book cover image database searchable “by Photographer, Author, Publisher, Publication Date and Designer.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

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

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

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

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

Vintage Reading Group Guides

Vintage Reading Group Guides

This site offers online reading guides for various books. Designed especially for book groups, the guides include a description of each book, questions, discussion topics, and author biographies. Titles are arranged alphabetically, but they are also grouped according to category such as mystery.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Entertainment & Leisure–Books

Oneword.com

Oneword.com

One word supplies a new word every day and you have 60 seconds to write a response. Don’t think, just hit Go. “[T]he real purpose of this exercise is to alleviate
our natural tendency to edit everything and learn
to flow.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Puzzles & Word Games; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing

AskOxford: Better Writing

AskOxford: Better Writing

Want to improve your writing in real life situations such as email and online situations? Are you confused by similar words, or unsure of your grammar? Better English includes guides on these areas and more, as well as a series of practical tips to improve your writing. The site caters to both UK and US English.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing; Reading And Writing–Writing Instruction

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

The Learning Page…especially for teachers

The Learning Page…especially for teachers

Presents lesson plans and other resources for teachers that incorporate the Library of Congress’s extensive American Memory collection. Search lesson plans by theme, topic, discipline, or era. “Features and activities” includes interactive activities to engage students’ attention.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Education–Teachers & Administrators–Lesson Planning; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

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

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

Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma

Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma

“The Dart Center is a global network of journalists, journalism educators, and health professionals dedicated to improving media coverage of trauma, conflict, and tragedy.” Provides journalists resources for dealing with trauma, both professionally and personally, and information about trauma research.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing; Reference–Style And Writing Guides; Reference

Learning Vocabulary Fun

Learning Vocabulary Fun

Educational resources for learning English vocabulary by playing a variety of interactive word games and tips for test preparation. Also includes articles about dyslexia and studying vocabulary through classic literature.
Subject: Education–English As A Second Language (ESL); Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Reading Zone–Reading Zone Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reading Zone; Reference–Reference Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reference–Homework Help; Reading And Writing–Writing Instruction; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; School And Homework Help–College–Test Preparation; School And Homework Help–English As A Second Language (ESL)

Based on the Book

Based on the Book

‘Based on the Book’ is a compilation of over 1,000 book titles, short stories, and plays that have been made into motion pictures. Utilizing the Internet Movie Database as the authority on release dates, all movies in this collection have been released since 1980.
Subject: Reference–Trivia; Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Databases

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

Historical Novelists Center

Historical Novelists Center

this site gives “historical novelists and other fiction writers a basis in everyday life, crafts, skills, combat, arts, names, transportation, food, and other basic matters that they need to make the world of their story come to life for their readers. Fantasy and science fiction world-builders may find details in reality more fantastical than thei …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing

The Freelance Writing Jobs Network

The Freelance Writing Jobs Network

The blog for freelance writers with writing tips, business help, freelance writing jobs, and more. Find the information you need to succeed as a freelance writer here.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing; Reference–News & Current Events–Journalism; Arts & Humanities Blogs; Reference Blogs–Journalism & Mass Media Blogs

Writer’s Digest

Writer’s Digest

“Writer’s Digest is the world’s largest magazine for writers, founded in 1920. Writer’s Market, the bible for writers seeking to publish their work, was first published in 1921. Together, they form the foundation of a wide range of informational, instructional and inspirational offerings for writers… Our free Web site is updated every weekday. Th …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–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

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

The Modern Library: 100 Best Novels

The Modern Library: 100 Best Novels

“The Modern Library Board has selected and what it considers to be the best novels published in the English language since 1900.” Visitors to the site can also vote on what they think the best novels are. Registration is required to vote, but anyone can view the lists–the Modern Library’s 100 Best and the Readers’ 100 Best.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards; Entertainment & Leisure–Books

Undergraduate Writing Center: UWC Handouts

Undergraduate Writing Center: UWC Handouts

The University of Texas at Austin’s undergraduate writing center provides handouts to help improve writing on a number of levels such as Chicago Style, Passive Voice, Poetry Analysis, and Writing About People Respectfully.
Subject: Reference–Style And Writing Guides–APA; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing; Reference–Style And Writing Guides; Reference–Style And Writing Guides–Citations; Reference–Style And Writing Guides–Chicago Manual Of Style/Turabian; Reference–Style And Writing Guides–MLA

911 Writers Block

911 Writers Block

911 Writer’s Block is an emergency service for writers. Dial 1 for ideas for settings, dial 2 for new character ideas etc. For the aspiring novelist who’s stuck for new ideas. Also links to many other services for writers on the WEBook site.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing

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

Mad Hatter’s Review

Mad Hatter’s Review

Biannual multimedia online magazine showcasing prose, poetry, art, music, and reviews from contemporary artists and writers from around the world.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Sculpture; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Drawing; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

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

Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram Alpha quickly locates facts, graphs, definitions, tables, numbers, formulas, and other data. Use the “Examples” page to browse and see all the different topics covered.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards; Health & Medical Sciences; Reference–Geography; Reference–Genealogy; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Computers & Internet; Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Science & Technology–Astronomy; Reference–Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–History; Reference–Time & Weather; Reference–Biographies; Science & Technology–Engineering; Business & Economics–Finance; Science & Technology–Physics; Science & Technology–Mathematics; Regional & Country Information; Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Reference–Quotations; Reference–Thesauruses Or Thesauri; Reference–Calendars; Reference–Census Data & Demographics; Reference–Calculation & Conversion Tools; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Math; Clubs And Organizations; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; Money And Work–Personal Finance–Saving And Investment; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Music; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports; School And Homework Help–Homework Help—-Reference; School And Homework Help–College; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

LitLovers

LitLovers

Everything you need to know to start and/or run a book club! Includes reading suggestions, reading guides, a book club blog, and book-related recipes and movies. Also provides ideas for book clubs for kids.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Entertainment & Leisure–Books

The Free Library

The Free Library

Compiles an enormous amount of published material – journals, magazines, blog postings, and classic literary texts. Organized by subject, author, or title.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–Philosophy; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences; Business & Economics; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Physics; Social Sciences; Science & Technology–Mathematics; Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Law, Government & Political Science–Law; Entertainment & Leisure; Reference–News & Current Events–Periodical Directories

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

The Modern Word

The Modern Word

Provides biographical and critical essays, bibliographies, and links relating to experimental twentieth century authors, such as Pynchon, Kafka, and Joyce.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period

The Gothic: Materials for Study

The Gothic: Materials for Study

Includes several critical essays about the Gothic literary period. Links and an annotated bibliography point to additional resources.
Subject: 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

Modern American Poetry

Modern American Poetry

Aims to provide “a single clearinghouse for some of the best criticism on the best poets of our time.” Includes biographical information, bibliographies, criticism, commentary, and links to online copies of works on major modern American poets.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Poetry

A Bibliography of Literary Theory, Criticism, and Philology

A Bibliography of Literary Theory, Criticism, and Philology

Bibliography with over 20,000 entries dedicated to the study of literary theory and criticism of authors writing in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Also covers linguistics, cultural studies, discourse analysis, and general philology.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Linguistics; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism

PublicLiterature.Org ??? Read Books Online

PublicLiterature.Org ??? Read Books Online

Check out free full text and audio classic works from Public Literature.org. News and information is posted for readers and aspiring writers. The site features works by Jane Austen, Leo Tolstoy, Charles Dickens, Herman Melville, Leonardo da Vinci and many more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts; Entertainment & Leisure–Books

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

LibriVox

LibriVox

LibriVox is site designed to facilitate the sharing of audio books. It works like this; users select a chapter of a literary work that is out of copyright and in the public domain and record themselves reading it. Then the audio file is uploaded to the site and available for download. LibriVox supports works in multiple languages from around the …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts

Aesop’s Fables

Aesop’s Fables

Includes not only Aesop’s Fables, but also a large collection of tales by Hans Christian Anderson, as well as selections by Jean De La Fontaine, Ambrose Bierce and L. Frank Baum. Requires Flash.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature–Greek Literature; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore; Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Legends And Myths

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

LibraryThing BookSuggester

LibraryThing BookSuggester

LibraryThing allows people to register for free and catalog their books using simple tags. The BookSuggester lets visitors enter a book they like and find similar books based on how others have tagged these books.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Recommender Systems

MyLanguageExchange.com – Learn to Speak Hawaiian

MyLanguageExchange.com – Learn to Speak Hawaiian

Featured in The Wall Street Journal, PC World, and Yahoo! Internet Life Magazine, this innovative approach to learning Hawaiian allows you to practice –via e-mail, text chat, and voice chat– with native speakers of Hawaiian who are learning your native language.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hawaiian

All Consuming

All Consuming

All Consuming lets you build an online catalog of your favorite books, movies, music, and more; share your opinions about these books, films, songs, and other media; than get suggestions from others as to what you should “read, watch, or eat” next.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Recommender Systems

Modern American Poetry

Modern American Poetry

Modern American Poetry is a collaborative effort that aims to provide “a single clearinghouse for some of the best criticism on the best poets of our time.” One can find biographical information, bibliographies, criticism, commentary, and links to online copies of works on major modern American poets.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; Reading And Writing–Poetry

Scansion

Scansion

A tool to help speakers read poems aloud with ease and confidence. Users learn to “scan” a line of poetry to understand it rhythmically.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing; Reading And Writing–Poetry

Famous Poets and Poems

Famous Poets and Poems

Browse among 550 popular poets and 22,000 poems. Find portraits, short biographies, quotes, bibliographies and links to other resources dedicated to a particular poet. Poets are organized by name, birth date, nationality, and other factors.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Poetry

Gnod

Gnod

Find new authors, music, movies, or people based on what you know you like. Creates weblike maps for your favorite bands, with the names closest to the center providing the best match. Also creates maps for books and movies.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Recommender Systems; Entertainent & Leisure–Movies–Databases

Voices from the Gaps

Voices from the Gaps

Promotes women writers and artists of color. Designed and maintained by University of Minnesota and contains biographies and literary analysis of the artists’ work. Also has blogs from the artists and recorded interviews. A good place to start research about these artists and writers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Criticism; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

ExploreWriting

ExploreWriting

ExploreWriting offers a unique reference point for anyone looking to write for a hobby or professionally. The site was develped for people in the UK, but it provides a lot of writing information for anyone using the English language. There are categories of fiction, essays, journalism, personal writing, poetry, script writing and more!
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing

The Apple Valley Review

The Apple Valley Review

Published twice a year, this on-line journal offers “a collection of beautifully crafted poetry, short fiction, and essays.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Contemporary Writers in the UK

Contemporary Writers in the UK

Get “biographies, bibliographies, critical reviews, prizes and photographs” of some of the UK and Commonwealth’s best living authors. Site can be searched by author, genre, nationality, gender, title, and more!
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction; Reading And Writing–Poetry; Reading And Writing–Authors

The Web of American Transcendentalism

The Web of American Transcendentalism

This site contains a wealth of information about the roots, influences, and works of the American Transcendentalist writers. Includes a thorough list of links to Transcendentalist authors and their texts, extensive background information and criticism on their ideas and philosophy, and links to additional web resources and bibliographies. From th …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period

Barnes & Noble.com – Meet the Writers

Barnes & Noble.com – Meet the Writers

This site includes author biographies for all writers previously featured on this page, links to their books on the Barnes and Noble web site, book recommendations by the authors, and lists of winners for the National Book Award for fiction and nonfication and for the Barnes & Noble’s Discover Great New Writers Awards.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors

the litblog co-op

the litblog co-op

A collaboration of some of the leading literary bloggers with the intent to draw notice to the best contemporary authors and presses. Visitors will find reviews of many good books not on the bestseller lists and book discussions, that one can read or podcast, by the participating bloggers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs

Poetry Archive

Poetry Archive

Listen to this online poetry archive of historic and contemporary English Language poets reading their own works. UK Poet Laureate Andrew Motion provides a guided tour introduction to the collection. Explore the tips to using the collection for teachers, students, librarians. Use the Children’s Poetry Archive. Browse by poet, title, form, and t …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Poetry

The Book Award Annals

The Book Award Annals

This website provides a more convenient way to search book lists. It provides lists for adults and children; it also shows cover art, provides synopses and price-listings.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards

Writing.com

Writing.com

“Writing.Com is the online community for writers and readers of all interests and skill levels. Whether you’re an enthusiastic, creative writer looking for the perfect place to store and display your writing online or a casual reader searching for a good story, Writing.Com is the website for you!” Membership is free, but required.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing

CoinCollector.org

CoinCollector.org

Current news about coin collecting in the U.S. Also includes helpful hints, links to other sites about coin collecting, and even links to coin-related games on the Internet.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies

Native Literature Directory

Native Literature Directory

A directory of Native American stories from the American Indian Heritage Foundation.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore

The Real Mother Goose

The Real Mother Goose

This popular collection of Mother Goose stories was penned in 1916 by Blanche Fisher Wright. Now it???s available online with complete illustrations. Includes a text-only version.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore–Folktales And Fairy Tales

Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury

The official site of author Ray Bradbury. Learn more about Bradbury, read articles about and essays by him, get a peek at excerpts from his many books, watch video interviews, and participate on the message board.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Reading And Writing–Authors

Wise Buys

Wise Buys

This site will help you become a smart consumer. Take the Wise Buys quiz to see how savvy you are in the face of tricky advertisments and read about how companies use clever marketing to get teens to buy their products.
Subject: Money And Work–Consumer Information

T.S. Eliot: The Sacred Wood : Essays on Poetry and Criticism

T.S. Eliot: The Sacred Wood : Essays on Poetry and Criticism

A volume of literary criticism by the landmark modernist poet, T.S. Eliot. Although Eliot writes about literature, his thinking is strongly influenced by his philosophical training. To grasp Eliot’s philosophy would require a lifetime of study. However, one can begin to get a feel for his ideas through a study of this famous work of criticism.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; Philosophy–Western–Twentieth Century

The Shakespeare Art Museum

The Shakespeare Art Museum

Featuring the writings and visual works (oil paintings, graphics, and watercolors) of visual artist Hannah Tompkins, these works based on the plays and themes of William Shakespeare were displayed at the Shakespeare Art Museum in Ashland Oregon. The Museum was founded in 1984 as a non-profit organization by Wolf Tomkins and Hannah Tompkins. “At th …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors–Shakespeare; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

Inquiries by Herodotus

Inquiries by Herodotus

“This is a serialized new translation of the ancient Greek historical narrative by the fifth century BCE thinker, Herodotus of Halicarnassus.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature–Greek Literature

The Science Fact and Fiction Concatenation

The Science Fact and Fiction Concatenation

A comprehensive collection of science fiction news and information from a European perspective. “Concatenation is best known amongst the European science fiction community (those writers, editors, film directors, book dealers, buffs and enthusiasts who attend the premiere European science fiction literary and cinematic conventions.) Within the Euro …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Science Fiction & Fantasy; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing

Bookslut

Bookslut

Proclaiming a deep love of books and promising to judge judiciously, this site is both a monthly web magazine and a daily blog, providing news, reviews, and commentary. The site was created by the magazine’s editor-in-chief, Jessa Crispin.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs

Book Lovers

Book Lovers

Annotated lists of book and literature Web sites in the following categories: rare books, book arts, antiquarian sites, libraries, world-wide literature, writers, booksellers, literary journals.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards; Entertainment & Leisure–Books

Japanese Authors and Works

Japanese Authors and Works

Contains lists of Japanese authors organized by time period and alphabetically, 1945-present. An overview of literary history in the pre-modern and modern period is also available with regularly updataed news relating to Japanese literature.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period

The Page

The Page

Offers a digest of the web’s best “poetry, essays, language, ideas”, updated daily. Also included are extensive links to literary resources at the site, article, and item level.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature

Howstuffworks “Computer Channel”

Howstuffworks “Computer Channel”

“HowStuffWorks is widely recognized as the leading source for clear, reliable explanations of how everything around us actually works. Through the flagship Web site HowStuffWorks.com, a popular series of books, an acclaimed kids’ magazine, as well as many other ventures, the award-winning company has helped demystify the world for millions of curio …
Subject: Computers & Internet

The Official Website of Little Critter

The Official Website of Little Critter

Read about Little Critter and the author, Mercer Mayer, try out some puzzles, look at a list of the Little Critter books to see what you???ve read, have fun with jokes, look at pictures from the books or print coloring pages. You can even listen to parts of songs like ???What Do You Do with a Kangaroo??? or ???If I Had a Gorilla.???
Subject: Reading Zone–Books & Authors

The New York Times Books

The New York Times Books

Thousands and thousands of book reviews from the famed New York Times Book Review are archived along with reviews of current writing, plus special Web-only features. Registration is free.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism

Pulp Fiction Central

Pulp Fiction Central

This site is an excellent introduction to pulp fiction. It includes an in depth definition of pulp fiction, information on the popular serialized characters, in addition to a few electronic versions of literature which is deemed to be “pulp fiction.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Adventure & Pulp

The Victorian Women Writers Project

The Victorian Women Writers Project

The project was developed in order to provide accurate and complete digital texts of works by British women writers of the 19th century. Offerings include anthologies, novels, political pamphlets, religious tracts, children’s books, and volumes of poetry and verse drama from over forty authors.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–English Literature

The Internet Classics Archive

The Internet Classics Archive

The more famous and some lesser known authors of Greek and Roman literature, as well as a few Chinese and Persian works. One can also see other readers’ opinions and thoughts on the works and respond to them or post one’s own. A search engine is provided.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature; Arts & Humanities–Philosophy; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period

Bohemian Ink

Bohemian Ink

This includes biographies of writers and poets (as well as links to other biographies which may be more extensive) who fall under such categories as absurdist, postmodernist, beat poet, etc. It also includes links to some of their works, photographs, and links to other related web resources such as newsgroups, scholarly papers based on the author/ …
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors

Treasures from the Saxon State Library

Treasures from the Saxon State Library

In English. The Library of Congress hosts this site that includes short narrative histories interspersed with scans of materials such as letters, paintings, and books. The histories begin around medieval times and end around 1875.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Special Libraries–Fine Arts And Humanities Libraries; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German History; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts; Regional & Country Information–Europe; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–German–Literature

Today in Literature

Today in Literature

“Today in Literature features a new original biographical story each calendar day about the great writers, books, and events in literary history. Our articles are supplemented with links to recommended websites where you fill find author biographies, electroinic texts, reviews, quotes and other reference materials of interest to avid readers, memb …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors

Great Books Lists

Great Books Lists

This website compiles “authoritative attempts by noted critics to list the Great Books – whether of the West, of the East, or the whole world; whether from all times or from the 20th century.” Examples include: Great Books of the Western World, Harvard Book Store’s 100 Favorite Titles, St. John’s College Reading List, Approaches to Asian Classics, …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards

The Academy of American Poets

The Academy of American Poets

“The Academy of American Poets was founded in 1934 to support American poets at all stages of their careers and to foster the appreciation of contemporary poetry. The largest organization in the country dedicated specifically to the art of poetry, the Academy sponsors programs nationally.”
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Poetry

PoemHunter.com

PoemHunter.com

A database of nearly 36,000 poems, modern and classic, that allows searching by poet name, poem title, and poem text. More than 5000 poets are included and the site allows poets to submit poems as well. This site does have a large number of pop-up ads.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Poetry

Turning the Pages on the web

Turning the Pages on the web

The British Library has digitized important historical works, such as Lindisfarne Gospels, Da Vinci’s notebook, Sherborne Missal among others. User can “turn the pages of rare books or manuscripts in a highly realistic way. They can zoom in on the high-quality digitized images and read or listen to notes explaining the significance of each page.” …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Avi

Avi

The official website for Newbery Award-winning author Avi.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Reading Zone–Authors A-K

Making Sense of Marcel Duchamp

Making Sense of Marcel Duchamp

This is a multimedia time line of the works of the sculptor, painter, and author, Marcel Duchamp. Through animation, you can interact with Duchamp’s artworks and learn of Duchamp’s philosophies. Look for the bibliography at the end of the time line.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors; Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Sculpture; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

Ernest Hemingway at 100

Ernest Hemingway at 100

This project, produced by the Kansas City Star, provides information on Hemingway’s time in Kansas City, a guide to his work accomplished in Kansas City, and the text of articles attributed to Hemingway that appeared in the Kansas City Star from 1917 to 1918.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Midwest -Western (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota)

The Tale of Kieu

The Tale of Kieu

The Tale of Kieu, written by Nguyen Du,(1766 – 1820), is Vietnam’s epic national poem. This site offers two lectures about the poem, one by Mr. Tien, Dong Khahn Hotel manager,(formerly a Vietnamese high school teacher), and one by John Swennson, DeAnza College faculty and organizer of this site. This resource provides, among other things, biograp …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Poetry

Other Women’s Voices: Translations of women’s writing before 1700

Other Women’s Voices: Translations of women’s writing before 1700

This website compliles translations of over 125 women writers, “women who produced a substantial amount of work before 1700.” Each entry contains background on the author and that particular work, useful secondary sources and Internet sites. The site also offers information on how to obtain translations of these writings.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts

Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics

Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics

What is good? How should one act in order to be good? How should one act in order to have a good life? Aristotle’s ten-part treatise examines these questions and their logical extensions in an ordered, rational fashion.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature–Greek Literature; Arts & Humanities–Philosophy; Arts & Humanities–Philosophy–Western–Classic Greek And Roman; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science

Digital Text Projects on ILT Web

Digital Text Projects on ILT Web

Full text of several classical authors’ works, including Virgil, Plato, Nettleship, McClintock, Machiavelli, Locke, Dewey, Dante, Aristotle, and Rousseau. Also features links to other digital library collections.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature; Arts & Humanities–Philosophy–Western–Classic Greek And Roman

World Wide School

World Wide School

World Wide School is “dedicated to the collection, preservation and presentation of educational material.” The site has two parts. The first part, the library contains over 2,000 online texts organized by subject, author, and title. The second part is all different cooking recipes.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks; Reading And Writing

Lesbian Aeolic

Lesbian Aeolic

Brief overview of Greek Dialects, specifically Aeolic usued by the lesbian poets Sappho and Alcaeus. Describes Ancient Greek grammar and compensatory lengthening of the Aeolic dialect.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature–Greek Literature; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Languages–Greek; Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Poetry

Li Ki (The Book of Rites), Part 1

Li Ki (The Book of Rites), Part 1

The first volume of James Legge’s translation of 3rd century BC compiled Chinese classic texts on Chinese religious practices from the 5th to the 8th centuries BC. These ten books offer minute descriptions of many different aspects of Chinese culture from this period.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Classical Chinese Texts

Classical Chinese text searchable archive

Classical Chinese text searchable archive

This site provides full-text keyword searches of almost all major classical Chinese texts. Their archive includes ancient Confucian texts, their Song and Ming dynasties annotations and commentaries, and some literary texts.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Classical Chinese Texts

Classic of Daoist Virtue/ The Way of Virtue/ The Way and its Power/ Daode Jing/ Tao Te Ching

Classic of Daoist Virtue/ The Way of Virtue/ The Way and its Power/ Daode Jing/ Tao Te Ching

James Legge’s translation of Lao Zi’s (Lao-Tzu’s) Daoist Classic.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Classical Chinese Texts; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Other Faiths–Other Faiths Religious & Sacred Texts

Textkit — Greek and Latin Learning Tools

Textkit — Greek and Latin Learning Tools

Provides Greek and Latin grammars, reading material, classical e-books, discussion forums, a newsletter, and other learning resources. These language learning resources are freely downloadable and in public domain.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Languages–Greek; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Languages–Latin; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Latin; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Greek

HorrorMasters

HorrorMasters

A collections of horror short stories with a variety of themes. Thousands to browse and view.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Confucian Analects : the Lun Yu

Confucian Analects : the Lun Yu

This site contains the Lun Yu (499 sayings of Confucius) in more than twenty languages, as well as a varying amount of other Confucius related contents for each language.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Classical Chinese Texts; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Other Faiths–Other Faiths Religious & Sacred Texts; Reference–Quotations; Arts & Humanities–Philosophy–Eastern–Chinese

Index Translationum: International bibliography of translations

Index Translationum: International bibliography of translations

A free database for researching whether a book has been translated into another language. Use the search form to locate “bibliographical information on books translated and published in about a hundred of UNESCO’s Member States since 1979 and totalizing some 1,300,000 notices in all disciplines: literature, social and human sciences, natural and ex …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Entertainment & Leisure–Books

IPL FAQ: Literary Criticism

IPL FAQ: Literary Criticism

I need criticism of The Color Purple. Find out from this IPL Frequently Asked Question site.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism

WritersNet

WritersNet

“WritersNet(sm) is a World Wide Web site that helps build relationships between writers, publishers, editors, and literary agents. WritersNet(sm) currently consists of two sections: The Internet Directory of Published Writers, and The Internet Directory of Literary Agents. The Internet Directory of Published Writers is a searchable directory of hun …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc.

The SFWA page provides links to books and bookstores, research subjects in the field, SFWA membership requirements, and the Nebula Award, as well as to their own publications (a Handbook, Directory and Bulletin). They also have a lot of contract information to inform authors about contract wording and coverage. This site contains information for fa …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Science Fiction & Fantasy; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg

The Internet’s oldest — and one of the largest — provider of free electronic books,” where you can download over 30,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone or other device.” (Usable on Macintosh computers too.) Find classic works or relatively unknown texts in many, many different languages.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts

Weeping Willow

Weeping Willow

Weeping Willow is a satirical serial by Steve Mancini and Geoff Hoff.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Rebecca’s Reads

Rebecca’s Reads

“The RebeccasReads eZine is about Book Reviews, Thoughts of a
Rural Woman, Reading Editorials, Author Interviews.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

FreeBooknotes.com

FreeBooknotes.com

“FreeBooknotes.com is dedicated to finding all of the sites with free book notes (similar to “cliff notes”) and indexing all the individual free study guides and free book summaries for you on one easy to navigate site. What we’ve done is gone through all these reputable book summary sites and added a link to each individual guide on our page for t …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature

Nuvein Magazine

Nuvein Magazine

Magazine of fiction, poetry, and essays.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Wondering about citations, references, metaphors, grammar, style, or about any other subject that has to do with writing?
Come here. Find APA, MLA, and Turabian style guides, help with academic or professional writing, and more!
Subject: Education–Adult Education; Education–English As A Second Language (ESL); Business & Economics–Employment–Job Searching & Employee Recruiting; Reference–Style And Writing Guides–APA; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Reference–Style And Writing Guides–Citations; Reference–Style And Writing Guides–Chicago Manual Of Style/Turabian; Reference–Style And Writing Guides–MLA; Reference–Reference Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reading And Writing–Writing Instruction; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Report Writing; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Writing Tips; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Citations And Copyright–Style Guides And Citations; Money And Work–Job Hunting

The Internet Top 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy List

The Internet Top 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy List

List of the Top 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy books, as rated by anyone who takes the time to send their votes in to the site. The list is updated monthly and books are ranked by their diffused averages.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Science Fiction & Fantasy; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards; Reading And Writing–Reading Lists And Clubs

Guide to Grammar and Writing

Guide to Grammar and Writing

There’s a lot more than grammar help at this site. Learn how to write effective paragraphs and essays in addition to finding out about all things grammatical. You can even submit a question about English grammar or usage. Lots of resources available, too, including an online dictionary and famous quotations about writing.
Subject: Reference–Style And Writing Guides; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Writing Tips; School And Homework Help–English As A Second Language (ESL)

Fiction & Poetry – The Atlantic

Fiction & Poetry – 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

Colossal Directory of Children’s Publishers

Colossal Directory of Children’s Publishers

Looking to get your children’s magazine article or children’s book published? Look here for a great collection of links to publishers’ submission guidelines and a directory of children’s publishers, as well as articles on various related topics, such as finding an agent and formatting a manuscript.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Children’s; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing

A Handbook of Rhetorical Devices

A Handbook of Rhetorical Devices

“This book contains definitions and examples of more than sixty traditional rhetorical devices, all of which can still be useful today to improve the effectiveness, clarity, and enjoyment of your writing.” Loads as one large file.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing; Reading And Writing–Poetry

British Women Playwrights Around 1800

British Women Playwrights Around 1800

“A website that facilitates scholarship and discussion of these neglected playwrights and supports the work of theatre history and Romantic studies scholars engaged in exploring how electronic editing, resources, and collaboration can enhance scholarship and teaching about this segment of dramaturgical history. Our mission is to mount online texts …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period

Nimble Spirit: The Literary Spirituality Review

Nimble Spirit: The Literary Spirituality Review

“Nimble Spirit: The Literary Spirituality Review is an online review of publications in literary spirituality. In this space we intend to recognize works that might otherwise fall through the old belles lettres cracks and get lost on bookstore shelves. We intend to review new books that strike us as literary spirituality and bring renewed attention …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards

WordVirtual – contemporary poetry and fiction

WordVirtual – contemporary poetry and fiction

“WordVirtual.com is a new web-only literary magazine publishing original poetry and fiction.” It “features web-aware and non-web-aware writing that pierces the soul like a tiny needle. Readers can also have their soul’s ears pierced by listening to the writers read their work.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Taddle Creek

Taddle Creek

“Taddle Creek is a literary magazine publishing fiction and poetry by writers from across Toronto. Taddle Creek also publishes author interviews, historical essays of local interest, and photography spreads. The Taddle Creek web site was launched in conjunction with the magazine??s Christmas 2000 issue and publishes examples of all of the above-me …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Stone Soup

Stone Soup

“The literary magazine written and illustrated by young people through age 13. Stone Soup is international and has been published since 1973. Our web site includes a sample issue, web links to the current issue, beautiful art by children from all over the world, projects for teachers and students as well as links to the juvenilia of Jane Austen and …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Spilled Ink

Spilled Ink

“A creative thought journal.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Snakeskin

Snakeskin

“A webzine publishing new verse of all sorts. ‘A poem should be rich as cake / say the kindred of the Snake.'”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Smartish Pace

Smartish Pace

“A bi-seasonal poetry journal.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Serpentine

Serpentine

“Serpentine publishes the best new prose and poetry where the internal is universalized, the unconscious made conscious, and the unity of all opposites: man & woman; good & evil; creation & destruction; black & white; life & death; and body & spirit are acknowledged. “
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Schuylkill

Schuylkill

An interdisciplinary journal created at Temple University, Schuylkill includes poetry, fiction, translations, academic essays and criticism, and creative criticism written by graduate students at Temple and other nearby universities.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

The Rose & Thorn Literary Ezine

The Rose & Thorn Literary Ezine

A literary journal that publishes short stories, essays, poetry, reviews, interviews with authors and tips for writers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Psrhea Magazine

Psrhea Magazine

“Monthly publication of surreal writing, social insight and humor.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

PRISM International

PRISM International

“The oldest literary magazine in the Canadian West, PRISM publishes fiction, poetry, translation, drama and creative non-fiction. PRISM also has…a list of selected Internet resources for writers.” There are regular writing contests in different styles and genres.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Poetry; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction; Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Drama/Plays

Poetry London

Poetry London

“One of Britain’s leading poetry magazines, bringing you poems, reviews, features and listings.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Planet Magazine

Planet Magazine

A “blogzine” that publishes short science fiction and fantasy. Includes links to science fiction and fantasy resources for writers. Online since 1994; archived.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Oyster Boy Review

Oyster Boy Review

Oyster Boy Review is an independent literary magazine of fiction and poetry published online and in print every January, May, and October. They’re “interested in the under-rated, the ignored, the misunderstood, and the varietal. ” Both poetry and fiction are featured in the journal.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Mudlark

Mudlark

“An electronic journal of poetry and poetics (ISSN 1081-3500). Refereed, copyrighted, archived. Distributed on the world wide web and by e-mail.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

The Morpo Review

The Morpo Review

Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

The Missouri Review

The Missouri Review

“The Missouri Review has a simple mission: to discover and nurture the most talented new writers of prose and poetry in America and to showcase their work in a beautifully designed journal. The MR is also widely recognized for its discovery of previously unpublished works of history and literature. It has been described by Esquire Magazine as on …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Mississippi Review

Mississippi Review

“Publishing monthly full text fiction, poetry, essays by well- and lesser-known writers”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Koja

Koja

“A website of a print-based annual literary magazine of experimental poetry/prose.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

InterText

InterText

“InterText is a fiction magazine (est. 1991) printing short stories ranging from the mainstream to science fiction, and beyond.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Writing.com

Writing.com

“Free e-mail newsletter for writers on the net. Market info, new resources, interviews, profiles, writers’ tips, contests, etc.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Hootenanny

Hootenanny

“Here on the web version of Hootenanny, you will find a collection of poetry, prose, and visual works.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

The Fray

The Fray

“The fray is a place for people who believe that the web is about personal expression and a new kind of art.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

5_trope

5_trope

“A collection of works culled from Web Del Sol and associated literary magazines.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Ficticia

Ficticia

Online Spanish literary journal with an emphasis on short stories. Includes news and events for the Spanish-speaking literary community.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

The Fairfield Review

The Fairfield Review

“Online literary magazine for Fairfield County, CT writers and students of poetry, short stories, and essays.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

The Dominion Review

The Dominion Review

“A national literary magazine published each spring by Old Dominion University.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Cyber Age Adventures

Cyber Age Adventures

Illustrated prose stories of super-heroes.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Cuentos Globales

Cuentos Globales

A Spanish language e-zine, featuring original stories , “creating an open space for Spanish-speaking readers and writers to participate on the Net.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

The Cortland Review

The Cortland Review

“The Cortland Review is a magazine of poetry for the modern reader and writer. Featuring Interviews, Poetry, Essays, Fiction and Book Reviews.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Conjunctions

Conjunctions

“Conjunctions publishes innovative fiction, poetry, criticism, drama, art and interviews by both emerging and established writers. For over a decade and a half, Conjunctions’ specific contribution to the literary community has been to provide a forum for the now over 800 writers and artists whose work challenges accepted forms and modes of express …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

clear-cut: Anthology

clear-cut: Anthology

“An anthology of Seattle writers and poets practicing experimental or challenging writing. It is an attempt to preserve and present an aspect of literature taking place in Seattle that would otherwise go unnoticed. Irregularly published in book form and on the World Wide Web.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Clocktower Fiction

Clocktower Fiction

“Over 1700 pages of top quality science fiction, mystery, and suspense fiction, absolutely free. Pioneers (sf): six people leave the dying Earth on a 1000-year journey to a paradise planet filled with unexpected surprises and answers to questions nobody thought to ask. Neon Blue (suspense): Young DEA agent Laurel Humboldt is in up to her ears in an …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Le Chantier

Le Chantier

“Kafé – bistro – virtuel. Alternative literature: poetry, stories, fiction, and articles from young, active travelling writers. In English, Français, and Español.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

The Central California Poetry Journal

The Central California Poetry Journal

“The Central California Poetry Journal represents the work of poets who reside in or write about Central California. Poems submitted must concern the Central California region. Poems concerning nature, the environment, the landform, the flora, the fauna and the people of Central California are preferred. We are seeking poetry which is indigenous to …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Big Shoulders

Big Shoulders

“A poetry and art zine published irregularly. Based in Chicago.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Asimov’s Science Fiction

Asimov’s Science Fiction

“Check out our classic stories, exciting excerpts, Isaac Asimov’s famous Editorials, Robert SIlverberg’s controversial Reflections column, puzzles, cartoons, and other special features.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

All-Story

All-Story

“Zoetrope: All-Story presents a new generation of classic stories. Inspired by the Coppola heritage of independence and creativity, the magazine is at once innovative and deeply traditional.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

AGNI

AGNI

“For over two decades, AGNI has brought its readers the best national and international writing around. Work from our pages has been reprinted in Harper’s, Best American Poetry, Pushcart Prize, O’Henry, and Best American Short Stories anthologies. From established writers like Seamus Heaney, Susanna Kaysen, Ntozake Shange, and Robert Pinsky to em …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Writing-World.com

Writing-World.com

“Articles and resources for writers of all interests and levels of experience.” Tips on lauching a career in writing, getting published, copyright, freelancing, the business side of writing, various markets, contests, and much more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing

Native American Authors

Native American Authors

This website provides information on Native North American authors with bibliographies of their published works, biographical information, and links to online resources including interviews, online texts and tribal websites.
Site is browsable by author, title and tribe.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Authors; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American

SAWNET Bookshelf

SAWNET Bookshelf

This is an excellent resource for books written by South Asian women. The site organizes books by category (fiction, non-fiction, anthology, cookbook, etc.), lists authors, and provides information on bookstores, book clubs, magazines and more. It also provides book reviews, interviews and other information for some books. It is put together by SAW …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American

How to Write a Term Paper

How to Write a Term Paper

This is a very good resource for those needing some help writing a term paper. This site goes through the various stages involved in writing an effective term paper, such as: choosing a topic, evaluating thesis and sources, and how to begin and organize a research paper. There are articles that describe the stages involved in writing a research pap …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing; Reference–Style And Writing Guides

Nicestories.Com

Nicestories.Com

Features original short stories submitted by non-professional authors on a variety of subjects, including mysteries, science fiction & fantasy, romance, and humor.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

The English Server Drama Collection

The English Server Drama Collection

A collection of both long and short English drama plays and criticism (complete scripts) that includes authors like: Shakespeare (complete works,) Shaw, Johnson, Gay, Moliere, Biggs and Sophocles. Organized by date from classical through contemporary. Also has links to other theater sites.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–English Literature; Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Drama/Plays

Poets and Writers

Poets and Writers

“Poets & Writers (P&W) believes in literature’s fundamental contribution to contemporary culture. For the past 29 years, P&W has focused on the source of literature, providing support and exposure to writers at all stages in their development. P&W assists authors in their search for career-related information, outlets for their work, opportunities …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Authors; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing

Representative Poetry Online

Representative Poetry Online

“The second version of Representative Poetry On-line includes over 2,000 English poems by 310 poets from the early medieval period to the beginning of the twentieth century.” Poems are indexed and can be browsed by poet name, date, title, or first line. They can also be searched by keyword. Also contains works on poetry criticism.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Poetry

A Screenwriter’s Guide to the Autopsy

A Screenwriter’s Guide to the Autopsy

“The Routine Autopsy. The Procedure Related in Narrative Form. A Guide for Screenwriters and Novelists. The purpose of this paper is to make available to screenwriters, novelists, and other interested individuals an authentic detailed narrative account of a routine postmortem examination (autopsy) as performed by a pathologist on a patient who has …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing; Health & Medical Sciences–Anatomy & Physiology

RoseDog.com

RoseDog.com

“Our name is RoseDog.com and what we do is showcase unpublished writers work. We also attract agents and publishers to our site by offering a way for them to search very quickly through our many manuscripts so that they can get to the writers that interest them fast. Our services to writers, agents and publishers are free.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Writing

bookreporter.com

bookreporter.com

Browse by category or search for recent book reviews, excerpts, and author interviews, done just for the Bookreporter. Reviews range from a paragraph to a page with the longer reviews being signed.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism

Favorite Poem Project

Favorite Poem Project

Robert Pinsky, a poet and the author of this site says, “If a poem is written well, it was written with the poet’s voice and for a voice. The purpose of this site is to share the Favorite Poem Project with the widest possible audience.” The Favorite Poem Project shows audio and video of people reading their poems. Students of all ages are invite …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature