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  • American Literature--Southern states
  • English drama--History and criticism
  • English language--Rhetoric
  • Poets--20th century

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african american women writers of the 19th century African American Women Writers of the 19th century
Is a special collection prepared by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
bartlett's familiar quotations 10th edition Bartlett's Familiar Quotations 10th edition  
the c m u poetry index of canonical verse The CMU Poetry Index of Canonical Verse Alphabetically listed by title and author intermixed from Carnegie-Mellon University.
  Continental Philosophy Provides links to information and sites on critical theory, cultural theory, deconstruction, existentialism, feminist theory, Marxism, post-colonialism, post-modern thought, semiotics, structuralism and other theoretical approaches.
famous quotes and authors

Famous Quotes and Authors

Is a useful Quotations web resource, serving as a large collection of Famous quotations for all occasions. Browse over 25,000 quotes online from over 6,700 famous authors.
the fiction collection The Fiction Collection This directory contains fiction and resources collected from English Server members and public-domain collections across the Internet and is edited by Martha Cheng and Geoff Sauer.
literary kicks Literary Kicks Links to works by the best of the Beats including Ginsberg, Kerouac, and Burroughs brought together by Levi Asher.
  The Making of America Project (MOA)

A multi-institutional initiative to create and make accessible over the internet a distributed digital library of important materials on the history of the United States. It is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. Both important journals and books have been digitized.

-University of Michigan's MOA Project

-Cornell University Library's MOA Collection

the middle english compendium The Middle English Compendium The Middle English Compendium, developed at the University of Michigan's Digital Library Production Service, provides easy access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, based on the MED bibliographies, a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse, as well as links to an associated network of electronic resources. Hypertext links offer quick connections between, e.g., an MED citation, bibliographical information about its source, and an electronic version of the source, if one is included in the collection, with the hope that eventually electronic versions of all the source texts will be available.
the new bartleby The New Bartleby Full-text versions of selected reference books, anthologies, fiction, and essay collections.
  The Online Books Page Search or browse by author or title, and browse over 15,000 listings.
poetry archive Poetry Archive Provides audible recordings of poetry read by the authors themselves. Links are also available to other websites about poetry including poetry organizations and arts councils.
project gutenberg Project Gutenberg Select from over 33,000 free ebooks that you can download to your PC or mobile device (http://m.gutenberg.org/) in several different formats including Kindle, ePub, html and text. Project Gutenberg is the first and the largest collection of free ebooks and is a highly respected resource. Founder Michael Hart invented the electronic book in 1971.
  Portraits of American Women Writers A gallery of portraits of antebellum American women writers accompanied by short sketches of their lives. Students of literature and cultural and art historians are encouraged to use this exhibit. All works cited are in the collections of the Library Company of Philadelphia. The graphic images may only be reproduced with permission from the Library Company.
reading: harvard views of readers, readership, and reading history Reading: Harvard Views of Readers, Readership, and Reading History This open-access collection explores the history of reading from intellectual, cultural and political viewpoints and is based on the historical holdings of Harvard Libraries. The geographical focus is on Western Europe and the U.S. from the 16th to the 20th centuries. Locate unique materials from among 800 published books and 400 manuscripts.
representative poetry online Representative Poetry Online Evolved from print editions of &quote Representative Poetry" published by the Department of English of the University of Toronto between 1912 and 1967.
romantic circles Romantic Circles Is a Website devoted to the study of Romantic-period literature and culture. Romantic Circles is the collaborative product of an ever-expanding community of editors, contributors, and users around the world.
romanticism: Life, literature and landscape Romanticism: Life, Literature & Landscape focuses on primary source material concerning William Wordsworth and other British Romantic literary figures
the speech accent archive The Speech Accent Archive The speech accent archive uniformly presents a large set of speech samples from a variety of language backgrounds. Native and non-native speakers of English read the same paragraph and are carefully transcribed. The archive is used by people who wish to compare and analyze the accents of different English speakers. This archive is potentially of interest not only to linguists but also to actors and others interested in spoken English.
wright american fiction, 1851-1875 Wright American Fiction, 1851-1875 Is a collection of 19th century American fiction, as listed in Lyle Wright's bibliography American Fiction, 1851-1875. There are currently 2,887 volumes included.


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      • MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 6th edition (LB2369 .G53 2003)

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