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Literature

Banned Books On-Line
A special exhibit of books that have been the objects of censorship or censorship attempts.
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Bartleby.com
A full-text version of selected books of literature, reference and verse.
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Bryn Mawr Classical Review
The full text of every book review published since 1990 in the Bryn Mawr Classical Review is available on line at this archive site. Articles are indexed both by issue and by the title of the book.
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Bulfinch's Mythology: the age of fable or stories of gods and heroes
A hypertext version of this classic.Stories relating to the Greek and Roman gods which have come down to us from the ancients, and which are alluded to by modern poets, essayists, and orators.
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Early Modern Literary Studies
A journal of Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Literature.
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Famous Quotes & Authors
Browse over 25,000 quotes online from over 6,700 famous authors. In Famous Quotes and Authors you'll find the wit and wisdom of men and women from all walks of life and from all ages - from Benjamin Franklin to Ronald Reagan, Abraham Lincoln to William Shakespeare, Margaret Mead to Garrison Keillor.
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Gale Literary Index
Use this index to find complete biographies on authors and critical essays on their writings in this master index to 43 literary series published by Gale. It combines and cross references more than 130,000 author names including pseudonyms and variant names and more than 140,000 titles into one source. The Dowling College Library subscribes to many of these series.
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John Lye's Course and Source Page
Links of interest to students in English Literature and Communications Studies. Professor John Lye is Chair of the Department of English Language and Literature at Brock University. This page contains links to the courses he is teaching, to web pages he has authored, and to his web links.
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Legends
"Guided access to primary source material and up-to-date scholarship, personal essays and extended reviews, historical surveys and thoughtful commentary."
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Literary Resources on the Net
A list of literary categories providing links in areas such as the eighteenth century, romanticism, women's literature and feminism, and more.
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Literature and Culture of the American 1950's
A comprehensive list of articles and materials on literature, politics, sociology, and the arts of the 1950's.
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Project Gutenberg
Features the texts of more than 6267 important novels and other works of literature.
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Representative Poetry on-line
One can find poets and their poems, a timeline of poets, poems, and events, a keyword search of words in a poem, and a glossary of poetic terms and forms .
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Romantic Circles
A Website devoted to the study of Lord Byron, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats, their contemporaries and historical contexts.
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Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image
If you love old books and manuscripts, this site is for you. Penn Libraries has made available "visual facsimiles" of rare books and manuscripts from its collections. Brown by author or period or use the "search" option to locate specific text.
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Sonnet Central
An archive of English-language sonnets accessed through an alphabetical listing by author's name or period of English or US literature.
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The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress
The Library of Congress initiative promoting reading theme, "Building a Nation of Readers," and Favorite Poem Project. Provides links to partners, press releases, book fairs, and other organizations and programs.
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The New York Times Books
Updated daily, includes the entire Sunday Book Review and a searchable archive of over 50,00 NYT book reviews dating back to 1997, best seller lists and more. Site requires registration, but the access is FREE.
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The Perseus Digital Library
A digital library of resources for studying the ancient world. Includes ancient texts and translations. From Tufts University.
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Victorian Women Writers Project
Transcriptions of literary works by British women writers of the 19th century. Works include anthologies, novels, political pamphlets, and volumes of poetry and verse drama.
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