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Subject: English

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.

Twentieth-Century African American Poetry

Features collection of poetry written by the most important and influential African American poets of the twentieth century. Coverage begins with the key writers of the early decades, continues with major figures of the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Arts movement of the 1960s, and concludes with a considerable body of writing of the 1980s and […]

New Oxford Shakespeare

Electronic access to complete Shakespeare works in a modern critical edition (modern spellings), critical reference edition (original spellings), and authorship companion (essays of authorship and chronology); complete texts, notes, and scholarly resources; words can be searched across the set of editions

HathiTrust Digital Library

Digitized books and magazines. Full-text available of out-of-copyright works. To download as a PDF, click Log In button and select your college.

Gale Literary Sources

Cross-search literary research databases including: Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online; Literature Criticism Online; LitFinder; and Literature Resource Center (LRC).

Black Short Fiction and Folklore

Stories and folklore from Africa and the African Diaspora. Over 11,700 short stories and folktales ranging from oral traditions to contemporary tales of modern life. Includes complete runs of selected literary magazines such as Kyk-Over-Al and The Beacon.

World Shakespeare Bibliography Online

Annotated bibliography for books, articles, etc. published on Shakespeare’s works from 1960-present. FYI: There is no direct linking to what the library owns

TLS, Times Literary Supplement

Full text of current issues of this literary weekly, featuring essays, and reviews of literature, theater, film, music.

Oxford English Dictionary

The principal dictionary of record for the English language. Also includes the Oxford Historical Thesaurus.

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