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Oxford Literature Collection
Background information on authors, texts, historical movements, literary terms.
Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
Background essays on literary and cultural theories, major literary movements, etc.
Oxford English Dictionary
Definitions, historical usage of words, pronunciation, etymology.
MLA Literary Research Guide
Annotated guide to reference sources essential to the study of literatures in English. Updated twice a year.
Feminism in Literature
Articles on feminism in literature, historical and critical, covering authors from classical antiquity to modern times.
American History through Literature, 1820-1870
Articles on the social, cultural, and historical context of works of American literature from the nineteenth century.
American History through Literature, 1870-1920
Articles on the social, cultural, and historical context of works of American literature from the nineteenth and early twentieth century.
Web links for literature
Literary Resources on the Net
A collection of links to sites for English and American literature, excluding most single electronic texts, and limited to collections of information useful for academic research. From Jack Lynch at Rutgers.
Voice of the Shuttle
Probably the largest collection of humanities websites, collected and organized by the University of California/Santa Barbara.
Gathers many excellent sites and organizes them by subject (called "Collections"). An on-going project of Iowa State University.
Intute - Humanities
Links maintained by British universities, all very well annotated.
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