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  • MLA International Bibliography
    Subjects: Literature, folklore, language, and linguistics.
    Contains: Citations to books, journal articles, essay collections, and theses. Non-English language materials included.
    Coverage: 1923 to present.
  • Humanities (Abstracts &) Full Text (1984- )
    Subjects: All fields of the Humanities.
    Contains: Citations and abstracts to journal articles. Some Non-English language materials included. Some full text articles available from 1994-.
    Coverage Dates: 1984-present.
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index
    Subjects: Arts and humanities.
    Contains: Citations and abstracts to journal articles. Citation mapping. Some non-English language material included.
    Coverage: 1975-present
  • ProjectMuse
    Subjects: Mostly humanities with some social sciences.
    Contains: Full text articles from scholarly publications.
    Coverage: dates vary by journal
  • Literature Resource Center
    Subject: Literature
    Contains: Criticism, biographies, bibliographies, work overviews and explications, Web sites, periodical articles, compare and contrast pages, full-text author's works.
  • Iter Bibliography, Gateway to the Middle Ages & Renaissance
    Subjects: Medieval, Renaissance
    Contains: Citations to secondary sources (articles, reviews etc.) in journals and books
    Coverage: 400-1700
  • Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index
    Subjects: Women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
    Contains: Citations to journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books.
    Coverage: varies
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    Subject: English Language
    Contains: Full text historical dictionary of the English language. Definitions, pronunciations, entomology, historical examples, etc.
    Coverage: Current edition of the dictionary
  • Women Writers Online
    Subjects: Pre-Victorian women's writing in English on a variet of subjects
    Contains: Full Text
    Coverage: Before 1850.
  • Play Index
    Subject: Plays written or translated into English from antiquity to present. Includes classic drama, radio plays, puppet performances, etc.
    Contains: Citations to plays in books and collections.
    Coverage dates: publication dates 1949 to present
  • Columbia Granger's World of Poetry
    Subject: Poetry
    Contains: Full text of 250K poems in European languages, critical essays and index of additional articles

Websites

  • Ambrose Video - Shakespeare
    Access to the BBC Shakespeare performances via streaming video
  • English Literature on the Web
    This is an index of web pages devoted to several hundred English and Irish authors and arranged chronologically by author's birth starting from 500 A.D. to the present. This list is preceded by current submissions of English and Irish author related sites
  • Literary Resources on the Web
    This site links to literary sites by genre and time periods. Maintained by Rutgers University.
 

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