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AFRICAN-AMERICAN POETRY, 1760-1900
Full-text poems by African-American poets of the 18th
and 19th centuries.
Works of influential American poets, from the Colonial
period to the early twentieth century.
Contains poems in English from Anglo-Saxon times to
the end of the nineteenth century by writers from the
ENGLISH VERSE DRAMA
Contains named and anonymous works, from the
Shrewsbury Fragments of the late thirteenth century,
through the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods, to the
end of the nineteenth century.
LITERATURE RESOURCE CENTER
Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of
authors from every age and literary discipline.
Literary works, critical analyses, brief plot summaries,
biographies, and author essays.
MAJOR 21ST-CENTURY WRITERS
Biographical, critical, and bibliographical information
on influential authors at the turn of the 21st century.
MERLOT LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
A collection of databases created to be used by students.
The sites have been reviewed and can supplement your
MLA INTERNATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY
Bibliographic citations to journal articles, books, and
dissertations in language, literature, folklore, linguistics,
literary theory and criticism, and the dramatic arts.
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY
Contains the entire text of the Oxford English
Dictionary, including definitions for most words in the
English language and word origins and quotations.
SCRIBNER WRITERS ONLINE
Literary research on authors; includes volumes from
the Scribner sets American Writers, British
Writers, European Writers, and World
and Genre Writers.
TWAYNE'S AUTHORS ONLINE
Literary research on authors and literary works;
includes volumes from the Twayne sets U.S.
Authors, World Authors, English
Authors, Masterworks Series, and
Short Fiction Series.
ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text
database covering all academic areas of study.
DISSERTATIONS AND THESES FULL-TEXT
Official digital dissertations archive for the Library
of Congress. Full-text for most dissertations since 1997.
HUMANITIES INTERNATIONAL COMPLETE
Journals, books, and other resources in the humanities.
Database of scholarly, full-text articles in Arts
& Sciences and Life Sciences.
OXFORD REFERENCE ONLINE
Over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject
reference works published by Oxford University Press.
High quality humanities, arts, and social sciences
journals from scholarly publishers.
Online Library Catalog
for books and resources in the Library’s collection.