Language and Literature

Academy of American Poets -- Poems, discussion forums, criticism, biographical information about American poets
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
American Life in Poetry -- Newspapers and online publications with a free weekly column featuring contemporary American poems.
American Literature Survey Site
American Verse Project
Banned Books On-Line
Bartleby.com -- access to ebooks for free
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (1901 ed.) -- A collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature.
CCBC: cooperative children's book center -- Concise and informative book reviews & bibliographies on topics in children's literature from the University of Wisconsin - Madison
Celebration of Women Writers
Children's Literature Web Guide
Christian Classics Ethereal Library -- Classic Christian books in electronic format
Complete Works of William Shakespeare
Dante Dartmouth Project
Database of Award-winning Children's Literature -- Comprehensive list of winners of literary awards in children's literature with a search engine
Dickens Project -- Promoting the study of Charles Dickens
Dickinson Electronic Archives -- Information on Emily Dickinson
Documenting the American South -- Impressive collection of primary source documents on the American South
Early Americas Digital Archive
Electronic Beowulf
Electronic Poetry Center
Encyclopedia mythica -- Award-winning web site that includes mythology, folktales, images, and genealogy tables
Encyclopedia of Diderot & d'Alembert: Collaborative Translation Project -- Translated articles from the encyclopedia edited by Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d'Alembert
English Electronic Texts Resources
English Literature and Religion
Ever the Twain shall meet
Evolution of present-day English
File Room -- details cases of books, plays, films and speechs that have been banned
First World War Poetry Archive, from the University of Oxford -- Primary source materials and supporting information for the study of major Britsh poets who fought in WWI
Folger Shakespeare Library -- Most extensive collection of Shakespeare materials in the U.S.
Garbl's Writing Center -- by Gary B. Larson
Geoffrey Chaucer -- From Harvard University
Guide for Writing Research Papers Based on MLA -- Outlines the necessary point of the MLA style
Guide to Grammar and Writing -- by Professor Charles Darling
hamletworks.org
Humbul Humanities Hub -- A systematic guide to high quality humanities web sites with detailed descriptions.
International Children's Digital Library -- A Library for the World's Children
Internet Archive -- Free digital library of books, live concerts, and moving images
Jane Austen Info Page
Jane Zatta's Chaucer Web Site Index
LangMedia -- Materials in languages less-commonly offered by colleges and universities in the United States
Legends -- Ballads, legends and fairy tales with up to date scholarship
Literary Encyclopedia and Literary dictionary -- Profiles of the lives and works of writers major and minor, international coverage, majority UK or Commonwealth writers
Literary Resources on the Net
Literature for Children -- treasures of children's literature
Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database -- A comprehensive resource for teaching and scholarship in the medical humanities
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Luminarium: Anthology of Middle English Literature -- Information on Chaucer and 8 other authors, with links to related sites
Marlowe Society -- Information and research on Christopher Marlowe, 16th century author
Mississippi Writers Page -- From the Dept. of English, University of Mississippi
MLA: Modern Language Association
Modern American Poetry Site -- Biographical information about modern American poets and their works
Modern Language Association Language Map -- Color-coded maps of 33 language groups in the US
Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet -- Includes a timeline and genealogy
Nebraska Writers and Beyond
New Chaucer Society -- Materials on Chaucer and late medieval literature
Nineteenth-Century American Children and What They Read and Voices from 19th-Century America (or Merrcoz.org) -- An anthology of works for children (and adults) from 1800-1872
Nortonwebsource to American Literature -- Supplements Norton's anthologies of poetry and included biographical information on poets and their works
Nuer Field Notes -- Notes on the Nuer in South Sudan by missionary Eleanor Vandevort (1949-63), focusing on linguistics and anthropology
Nuts and Bolts of College Writing -- by Michael Harvey, Washington College
Omniglot: a Guide to Writing Systems -- Guide to over 160 world alphabets or scripts
Online Books Page
Online Library of Literature
Online Medieval and Classical Library
Online Writing Lab
ORB: On-line Reference Book for Medieval Studies
Perseus Digital Library -- Source materials for the Humanities, including ancient Greece
Phrase finder -- Meanings and origins of phrases, sayings, cliches, and quotes
Poetry Foundation -- Archive of 4,500 poems by classic and contemporary poets, as well as editorial content
Poetry OUt Loud: National Recitation Project
Poets & Writers, Inc. - Home Page
Rare US: Rare Books Digitized in the USA -- Wiki collection of links to digitized rare books
Reading women wrtiers and African literature
Romantic Circles -- Scholarly study of romantic period literature and culture
Rossetti Hypermedia Archive -- Scholarly study of Dante Gabriel Rossetti: painter, designer, writer, and translator.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge Archive -- From the University of Virginia
Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image -- Includes virtual copies of rare books and manuscripts, 9th-20th centuries
Science fiction and fantasy research database -- A database of over 73,000 historical and criticial citations.
Shakespeare's Globe Research Database -- Information on the original Globe Theatre and the New Globe Theatre, opened in 1997
Steinbeck Bibliography -- Center for Steinbeck Studies
TEAMS Middle English Texts -- Free website for Middle English literary studies.
The national Archives Experince: Digital Vaults
The New Chaucer Society -- Provides a wealth of resources for study and teaching of Chaucer.
The Paris REview -- Fifty years of in-depth interviews with authors famous and forgotten.
The Walt Whitman Archive -- Edited by Ed Folsom and Kenneth M. Price
The William Blake Archive -- Access to Blake's literary and visual art
The writers' workshop
University of Exeter Digital Collections -- Material ranging from Mid-to-late Victorian to the present useful to social historians and teachers browsing for primary sources
Victorian Women Writers Project
Voice of the Shuttle
Walt Whitman Archive
Web English Teacher -- K-12 English/Language Arts Online Resources
What's the Word? -- MLA weekly radio programs on literature
Willa Cather Archive -- Scholarly archive of works and criticism
Willa Cather Page
Word Spy -- Features new words or recoined old words
Wordorigins.org -- Site on etymology (the study of word origins).

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Last update on October 15, 2013