Resources by Subject: "English"

Alt-Press Watch contains full text coverage of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press.

Arts & Humanities Index covers over 1,250 arts and humanities journals from around the world and also includes selected, relevant items in related fields from over 6,800 of the world’s leading science, social sciences and technical journals. From 1996 - present.

BBC Shakespeare Plays includes all 37 Shakespeare plays, produced by BBC from 1978 to 1985. Features performances by actors such as Ian McKellan, Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, and more.

Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics contains over 2000 comprehensive and accessible expert-written essays on major authors, periods and genres.

Carlyle Letters Online is a collection of over 10,000 letters written by Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane Welsh Carlyle. Browse their correspondence by date, by recipient, and by subject.

Chaucer Bibliography Online includes materials from the "Annotated Chaucer Bibliography" published annually in "Studies in the Age of Chaucer;" indexes articles back to 1975.

Choice Reviews Online is a premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and internet resources of interest to those in higher education.

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Civil War: Antebellum Period to Reconstruction Digital Edition features more than 150 newspapers from all regions of the United States—plus approximately 50,000 government documents and 4,000 rare broadsides and pieces of ephemera. This collection of primary materials provides local and national coverage of American culture, politics and society from 1840 through 1877.

Early American Imprints - Series I, Evans (1639-1800) contains the full-text of over 37,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides. Provides information about life in 17th- and 18th-century America, such as agriculture, foreign affairs, literature, music, philosophy, religion, the Revolutionary War, temperance, and witchcraft.

Covers Charles Evans' Early American Imprints, Series I. Evans (1639-1800) is based on the American Bibliography by Charles Evans and enhanced by Roger Bristol's Supplement to Evans' American Bibliography.

Early American Imprints - Series II, Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819 contains the full-text of over 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides covering the political, social, cultural and geographic growth of the United States during 1801-1819.

Covers abolitionism, arts and literature, economic, religious, and scientific thought. From Aaron Burr to Zebulon Pike, from abolitionism to Tippecanoe, this collection thoroughly chronicles the people, ideas and events behind the early political, social, cultural and geographic growth of the United States. Researchers can study the emergence of American arts and literature, follow the progression of American economic, religious and scientific thought, and track the westward expansion. Specific topics covered include the Adams-Onis Treaty, Bible societies, canals, the Embargo Act, fur trade, Hartford Convention, Lewis & Clark expedition, Louisiana Purchase, nationalism, Panic of 1819, romanticism, Seminole War, Treaty of Ghent, 12th Amendment, U.S. Military Academy, War of 1812, widows and wives. Also included are the works of many European authors reprinted for the American public. In addition to its books, pamphlets and broadsides, this collection features many state papers and government materials, including published reports; presidential letters and messages; congressional, state and territorial resolutions.

Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance includes literature pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations for books, journal material are included, as are citations for dissertation abstracts, and essays in books.

JSTOR contains full-text articles for journals covering a broad range of subjects in Arts & Sciences including many of the core research and society published journals in economics, history, political science and sociology, ecology, mathematics and statistics, language and literature, music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, art and architecture, law, psychology, public policy and administration, business, and education.

Literature Criticism Online includes complete, searchable backfiles for 6 of the Gale “Literature Criticism” book series: Contemporary, 20th Century, 19th Century, Shakespeare, Poetry, and Short Stories.

Literature Resources from Gale is a comprehensive online literary site that includes books, journals, and essays covering biographical, critical, and contextual information on authors and their works.

MLA Directory of Periodicals offers detailed information on over 5,500 journals. Includes editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.

MLA International Bibliography provides a classified listing and subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics; annually indexes over 66,000 books and articles. Equivalent to the print MLA International Bibliography.

OED Online is an online version of the Oxford English Dictionary, the premier dictionary of the English language. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookbooks.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers social issues such as Gun Control, Genetic Engineering, Censorship, Endangered Species, and Terrorism. Opposing Viewpoints in Context brings together viewpoint articles, contextual topic overviews, government and organizational statistics, biographies of social activists, court cases, profiles of government agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazines articles, primary source documents, images, and a collection of subject-indexed Web sites.

Oxford Reference Online: Literature is a searchable collection of over 20 dictionary and reference works on literature published by Oxford University Press. Includes titles such as "The Oxford Companion to American Literature," "The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare," "The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms," and more.