Discover English literature through the centuries, from illuminated manuscripts to hypertext.
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Check out an index of American and English literature sites, as well as academic resources for grammar and writing.
Find a collection of critical essays on works of African literature. Emphasizes reviews of Chinuah Achebe's "Things Fall Apart."
Resources for literary societies include search engines, links, and original content organized by author.
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Find the texts of books that have been banned or censored. Includes background information for each of these cases.
Beliefnet recommends books for mothers, complete with excerpts and discussion forums.
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Bowker's publishing company provides its database of books in print to subscribers. Free areas include publishers home pages and a directory of library services.
Reviews of emerging international authors, staff picks, and award winners can be found here.
Browse this resource to find links to various publishers, categorized alphabetically. Includes a list of recently released titles.
Forum for writings on English literature and related topics, either academic or personal. Submit an article or join the writing contest.
Exhibit examines "the Great Books" and explains how literary works such as the Bible and "Ulysses" attain this status.
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Lists and site reviews for author's personal home pages, literary web zines, and collaborative hypertext/hypermedia projects.
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Visit monthly to find a changing list of links to literary and linguistic sites. Includes brief reviews of the sites.
Overview divides Arabic literary history into specific periods. Get acquainted with exemplary works.
Offers background and history on the ancient texts predating the birth of Christ, with remarks on the well-known Gilgamesh Epic.
Summarizes the writers and highlights the development of this literary style.
Describes this movement of literature embracing determinism, providing links to profiles of key authors like Emile Zola.
View online texts of works written by various 19th- and 20th-century authors. Works are broken into long length, short length, and "snippets."
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Explore this searchable index of classic literature texts from authors such as Mark Twain and Edith Wharton. Includes summaries and analysis.
Cultural arts e-zine provides a large database of reviews of fiction, non-fiction, music-related, spiritual, graphic arts and other books.
Guide to the study of literature provides online texts, writers' bios, photos and sections on world, African American and British literature.
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View a directory of English and American literature resources as well as humanities education links. Features separate regional literature categories.
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Print and electronic newsletter providing reviews of new books and media. Topics include philosophy and religion, with links to retail book stores.