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Electronic Texts on the Internet

18 Dec

ELECTRONIC TEXTS ON THE INTERNET

 

18th Century Etext Resources

 

ABELL – The Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature

 

Alex: A Catalogue of Electronic Texts on the Internet

 

Alive and Free – A page of links to recent works (free) on-line from living authors: Books, Book Excerpts, Long Fiction/Non-Fiction.

 

American Hypertexts – online texts of American literature: Crevecoeur, de Tocqueville, Henry Adams, Mark Twain and more.

 

Banned Books On-line

 

Bibliomania – “The Best Classic Books and Reference on the Web.”

 

Bibliophiles Universels Library – etexts in French

 

Blake, William Archive – An electronic archive of Blake’s works with high quality images of his texts, paintings, drawings, and commercial illustrations.

 

Books – Courtesy of Yahoo

 

Candlelight Stories

 

Children’s Literature Web Guide

 

Christian Classics Ethereal Library – The library provides classic Christian books in electronic format.

 

ClassicBookshelf.com – “We offer free electronic classic books in a new Java format which makes them far easier to read on a computer screen than any other electronic book existing today.”

 

Commonplace Book, The – “Collection of striking passages noted in a single place.”

 

Constitution of the United States, The

 

Electronic Beowulf, The

 

Electronic Library University of Waterloo

 

Electronic Text Center (ETC) – University of Virginia

 

Elements of Style, The – by William Strunk

 

eserver.org – collections in the arts and humanities

 

Essential Principles of Economics: A Hypermedia Text – – Text about economic theory and history.

 

Etext Archives, The

 

Great Books, The – list compiled by ACCESS FOUNDATION from a variety of sources, and based most notably from the one developed for the Great Books collection of the Encyclop?dia Britannica by Robert M. Hutchins, Mortimer J. Adler, and Mark Van Doren.

 

Great Books of Western Civilization, The

 

Great Literature Online – This site currently offers online editions of the works seventeen authors, with more texts added weekly.

 

Great Writers and Poets

 

Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift – formatted version of the complete text of Gulliver’s Travels, supported by accompanying materials for study and research

 

Home Page for Robert Stockton – Numerous on-line works of classic fiction

 

Hyperizons: The Search for Hypertext Fiction

 

IPL Online Texts Collection – over 20,000 titles that can be browsed by author, by title, or by Dewey Subject Classification.

 

Internet Classics Archive, The. – searchable collection of almost 400 classical Greek and Roman texts (in English translation) with user-provided commentary

 

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, The

 

Internet Medieval Sourcebook

 

Franz Kafka

 

Labyrinth Medieval Studies Server – Georgetown Univ.

 

Library of Congress

 

Literature Network, The – over 300 full books and over 1000 short stories and poems by over 90 authors. Our quotations database has over 8500 quotes.

 

Christopher Marlow, The Complete Works: An Election Edition

 

Modern English, Bibliography – HTI Univ. of Michigan

 

Most Frequently Banned Books in the US in the 1990s

 

National Academy Press Reading Room – 1000+ books , free for the reading, first page to last. Available in a variety of versions, including scanned pages in image format, hypertext HTML books, and as Adobe Acrobat PDF files.

 

netLibrary – “The World’s Largest Collection of Electronic Books”

 

One Book List, The

 

Online Books Page, The

 

Online Literary Criticism Collection – over 1043 critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by literary period.

 

Online Literature Library

 

Online Medieval and Classical Library

 

Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250 – 1900

 

Perseus Project – Tufts University digital library focusing on the ancient Greek world.

 

Phrase Finder – Handy source provides the meanings and origins of more than 3,000 English language phrases.

 

Project Bartleby – Columbia University

 

Project Gutenberg

 

Project Muse – access to the full text of the Johns Hopkins Univ. Press’s 40+ scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.

 

Project Wittenberg – Lutheran etexts

 

ReadPrint – This site offers free books for students, teachers, and the classic enthusiast.

 

William Shakespeare – Complete Works

 

Short Stories at East of the Web – this site is dedicated to new, previously unpublished fiction, as well as to classic short stories .

 

Shakespearean Insult Generator

 

Spark Notes – Created by Harvard University students and alumni, SparkNotes is a collection of free online study guides to approximately 100 literature classics. Each SparkNote contains sections on context, characters, overall summary, chapter-by-chapter summary and commentary, study questions, and a message board for collaborative learning.

 

University of Virginia Electronic Text Library, The

 

Victorian Women Writers Project

 

VIVA: Virtual Library of Virginia

 

Voice of the Shuttle – English Literature Page

 

Whitman, Walt – Leaves of Grass

 

Wonderland Home Page – Links to Hundreds of Books/Literature Sites

 

William Wordsworth – Complete Poetical Works

 

World Lecture Hall – Links to pages by faculty worldwide

 
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