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The MLA International Bibliography is a classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. Includes indexing from 1963 onwards, with over 1.7 million records, plus bibliographic information from the MLA Directory of Periodicals on over 7,100 journals and book series.
A fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 160 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources, including the MLA International Bibliography.
Index of poetry found in anthologies and in the collected works of individual poets. Fully searchable, it includes interlinked poetry, commentaries, biographies, a glossary, and critical context essays by leading scholars. Includes 190,000 poems in full text and more than 500,000 poem citiations.
Contains about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Fully-indexed and cross-searchable, reference books are listed by subject - click on "Literature."
Full text, in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, to the history and influence of literary movements, and to the development of literary genres. Includes 600 authors from around the world.
Scholarly journals in a broad range of subjects - view title list.
Indexes articles, books, reviews, and dissertations on the history of Canada and the United States. Covers 1964 to present. Linked full text may be available in other GTL databases.
Indexes articles, books, reviews, and dissertations on world history from 1450, excluding the U.S. and Canada. Covers 1954 to present. Linked full text may be available in other GTL databases.
A journal archive covering arts, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage extends until 3-5 years ago. *Current issues may be available in other databases - to see our complete full-text coverage for a particular journal title, use the Magazines/Journal search in the library catalog.
Provides full text for more than 5,300 scholarly publications, including full text for 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1865.
An index covering a wide range of interdisciplinary fields in a broad array of humanities and social sciences journals. Covers 1907-1984. Linked full text may be available in other GTL databases.
LC call number ranges: PA [Greek & Latin language and literature], PG [Russian & Slavic languages and literature], PJ [Middle Eastern languages and literature], PK [Indian & Iranian languages and literature], PL [Asian, African, & Oceanic languages and literatures], PM [Native American languages and literature], PN [Literature – General], PQ [French, Italian, Spanish, & Portuguese literature], PR [English literature], PS [American literature], PT [German, Dutch, & Scandinavian literature], PZ [Children’s literature]
Dictionary of American Regional English [3 v.]
REF PE 2843 .D52 1985
The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed. [22 v.]
REF PE 1625 .O87 1989
Roget’s 21st Century Thesaurus
REF PE 1591 .K54 1999
Shakespeare's Characters for Students
REF PR 2989 .S53 1997
Shakespeare's World & Work [3 v.]
REF PR 2892 .S56 2001
Mark Twain A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life and Writings
REF PS 1331 .R37 1995
The Mark Twain Encyclopedia
REF PS 1330 .M37 1993
Plots and Characters in the Works of Mark Twain [2 v.]
REF PS 1341 .G3
Feminist Companion to Literature in English
REF PR 111 .B57 1990
The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States
REF PS 147 .O94 1995
The Quotable Woman: The First 5,000 Years
REF PN 6001.5 .Q65 2001
Literature by Period
Ancient Writers: Greece & Rome [2 v.]
REF PA 3002 .A5 1982
Encyclopedia of World Literature in the Twentieth Century [4 v.]
REF PN 771 .E5 1999
Twentieth-Century Literary Movements Dictionary
REF PN 597 .T94 2000
Literature by Country
Dictionary of Italian Literature
REF PQ 4006 .D45
Encyclopedia of German Literature [2 v.]
REF PT 41 .E52 2000
Handbook of Russian Literature
REF PG 2940 .H29 1985
The Indiana Companion to Traditional Chinese Literature
REF PL 2264 .I 53 1986
Modern Japanese Writers
REF PL 723 .M563 2001
Modern Latin American Literature [2 v.]
REF PQ 7081 .F63
The Oxford Companion to French Literature
REF PQ 41 .H3
American & British Literature
British Writers [5 v.]
REF PR 85 .B688
Modern British Literature [3 v.]
REF PR 471 .M57 2000
Modern American Literature [3 v.]
REF PS 221 .M53 1999
International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature
REF PN 1008.5 .I57 1996
The Newbery & Caldecott awards : a complete listing of medal and honor books
REF PN 1009 .A1 N4 2000
The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes
REF PZ 8.3 .O6 Ox 1966
REF PR 737 .C57 1999
The Crown guide to the world's great plays, from ancient Greece to modern times
REF PN 6112.5 .S45 1984
Magill Critical Survey of Drama [6 v.]
REF PR 623 .C75 1985
The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry in Anthologies, 11th ed.
REF PN 1022 .H39 1997
REF PR 603 .C6 2001
The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry
REF PR 601 .O9 1994
Quotations & Proverbs
Familiar Quotations (Bartlett), 16th ed.
REF PN 6081 .B27 1992
The New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations
REF PN 6801 .N498 2001
The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, 2nd ed.
REF PN 6081 .O9 1959
The Gay & Lesbian Literary Heritage, rev. ed.
REF PN 56 .H57 G365 2002
The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism
REF PN 81 .J6 1994
Literary Movements for Students [2 v.]
REF PN 597 .L58 2002
Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature
REF PN 56 .H55 R43 2002
Voice of the Shuttle (Alan Liu, U. of California - Santa Barbara)
A searchable database of web resources in the humanities, including literature.
From the ancient classics to the masterpieces of the 20th century, this site is a compilation of over 240 great authors and their works.
Critical Reception: Contemporary Reviews (University of Virginia)
Full-text of reviews of Huckleberry Finn from 19th century sources.
The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies (Georgetown University)
Search by author, time period, or resource type.
Literary Resources on the Net (Jack Lynch, Rutgers University):
From Elmira College's Mark Twain Archive.
William Shakespeare (Bartleby.com)
Works, quotes, and a few essays.
Full Text Websites
Electronic Text Center (University of Virginia)
Covers all forms of literature worldwide. Contains 10,000 text documents and 164,000 images.
An online anthology of English literature from ca. 1350 to 1660.
Online Books Page (U. of Pennsylvania)
Over 20,000 English-language works in the public domain.
Online Texts (Internet Public Library)
A list of links to a wide range of electronic text sites.
Women Writers Resource Project (Emory University)
Texts written by women from the U. S., Great Britain, and France, from colonial times to the present. Includes works by African American and Native american authors.
Last updated 06-23-08