African American Women Writers of the 19th Century--
courtesy of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library.
Transcendentalism -- authors and texts, roots and influences,
criticism, bibliographies and more. Searchable. Site sponsored by the
Virginia Commonwealth University.
Austen-- full text of the novels, plus other resources
Library -- full-text of classic literature.
Page -- covers the writers of the Beat Generation, Kerouac,
Synder, Ginsberg, etc...
-- full-text of fiction, nonfiction, plays, short stories and poetry.
Women Romantic Poets Project--a collection of electronic texts
from UC-Davis of British women's poetry between 1789 and 1832.
Canada: A Literary Tour
Celebration of Women Writers
-- The digital version of the original manuscript of "A Christmas Carol"
and also letters from the The Morgan Library and Museum.
Dickinson Electronic Archive
-- everything Emily!
Perspectives in American Literature
Century Studies-- "archives works of the eighteenth century from the perspectives of literary and
cultural studies. Novels, plays, memoirs, treatises and poems of the period are
kept here (in some cases, influential texts from before 1700 or after 1800 as
well), along with modern criticism."
Literature Foundation (ELF)--produces advanced electronic texts
to be used by students, scholars, and admirers of literature.
Renaissance in Context -- "is a NEH-funded project
designed to provide scholars and students at a variety of levels with
access to major texts of the English Renaissance in their original
versions. It can provide students with a rich introduction to English
Renaissance literature in its historical and artifactual
Women Writers Resource Project--a collection of edited and
unedited texts by women writing in English from the seventeenth
through the twentieth century. Better on keywords, than authors
Writings of the Medical Arts in Literature - full-text.
Literature Online -- full-text of classic literature.
Hawthorne -- An excellent site, that has full-text of his
works as well as notes to help the reader and links to other
Public Library Online Texts Collection --searchable, full-text
literature (over 10,000 titles)
James: Scholar's Guide to Web Sites -- e-texts of the
writings, criticism and film reviews, plus journals and conference
History Online -- a guide to critical articles on 19th century
English literature, and 20th century English and American
literature. Includes full-text articles of literary criticism
and short biographies of authors.
of the World -- sponsored by UNESCO, this website offers
access to digitized collections from all over the world, including
works by Jack London, Jonathan Swift, Victorian women writers, and
narratives of the American South.
audio of five
productions and his own voice speaking words from "Long
Day's...", a short biography,
photographs and more.
Dante In Print 1472-1629 -- from the University of Notre Dame,
this includes an editorial history of Dante's poems and digitized
images of pages from the original books.
an online repository of works printed in English between
1477-1799. Includes the full-text.
Robert Louis Stevenson -- complete collection of Poems
William Shakespeare and the Internet---a complete annotated
guide to the scholarly Shakespeare resources available on Internet,
including a timeline, a genealogy, a biography quiz, festivals, and
Complete Works of William Shakespeare--full text of all the plays. A
is helpful too (searches the texts of all the plays.)
Internet Shakespeare Editions
Shakespeare-- searchable index of collected works
in Quarto: British Library -- "93 high-resolution
digitised copies of 21 of Shakespeare's plays.The texts date from
Shakespeare's lifetime and are pamphlet editions of plays prepared to
be sold after performances had finished. Accompanying the online
collection is background material, essays by Shakespearean scholars,
commentaries, images and sound clips.Tools on the site allow scholars
to compare different versions of the same play to track textual
changes." BBC News
Center -- very nice, from grammar to bio to reading lists
& Translations from the Perseus Project
-- includes full
text of the works of Christopher Marlowe, Julius Ceasar, and Greek
-- a list of links to his oeuvre and more.
Writers Project -- digitized full-text of works by 19th
century British women writers.
Virgo-- includes texts
Collection --from the Library of Congress.
Writers Project---only available to SAU community on campus
American Fiction 1851-1875 -- as listed in Lyle Wright's
bibliography American Fiction, 1851-1875. There are
currently 1752 texts included (1602 unedited, 155 fully edited and
encoded) by 845 authors. Boolean, Proximity and Citation searchable
as well as by single keyword and one can browse by author or by
unique words found in the texts.
Neale Hurston Plays -- not full text, but never before
published and newly rediscovered.