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Subject: English

Literary Manuscripts Leeds

Facsimile images of 17th and 18th century poetry manuscripts from the Brotherton Library at the University of Leeds. Includes essays, biographies, and a paleography section.

Perdita Manuscripts: Women Writers, 1500-1700

Focus on early modern European women’s writing, including digitized manuscripts encompassing subjects such as cookery and medical recipes, accounts, advice, travel writing, autobiographical material, and devotional writings.

Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape

Includes notebooks, diaries, guide books, verse and prose manuscripts, and correspondence of major romantic writers. Also has art images and modern photographs of relevant locations.

AM Explorer

AM Explorer provides access to all of primary sources collections from the publisher Adam Matthew. These include collections from European History, US History, Asian History, Religious Studies, African History, Latin American History, Middle Eastern History, English Literature, and Economic history.

Contemporary World Drama

At completion, the collection will include the full text of 1,000 contemporary plays, from 2000 – present.

Asian American Drama

Plays, with related biographical, production, and theatrical information, from 19th Century and contemporary Asian American playwrights.

Black Drama Third Edition

Full text of over 1,700 plays written from the mid-1800s – present by over 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Many are rare, hard to find, or out of print.

African American Poetry

Contains nearly 3,000 poems by African American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, from the earliest published African American poems to the works of Paul Laurence Dunbar, the first African American poet to achieve national success and recognition.