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Literature

Librarians' Internet Index - Literature and Books
Links to hundreds of helpful literature sites.

Great Books Online
An enormous site that provides access to the writings of such celebrated authors as William Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain, T.S. Eliot, Jane Austen, Booker T. Washington, and more. Their Reference Shelf lists the King James Version of the Bible, the Columbia Encyclopedia, and Gray's Anatomy among its offerings.

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg began in 1971 with the aim of providing the world's largest free-access collection of electronic texts. Thousands of titles in all disciplines originally published before 1923 are now provided.

Electronic Text Center
This collection, housed at the University of Virginia, offers access to more than 51,000 humanities texts in fifteen languages.

IPL's Reading Room
The Internet Public Library's searchable collection of more than 13,000 online texts from any and all areas of interest.

Representative Poetry Online
This fully-indexed site contains the texts of over 3,000 poems by more than 500 significant poets. Also contains a helpful glossary of poetic terminology and a historical timeline of poetry.

Online Library of Literature
A modest selection of 19th and early 20th century English literature.

Luminarium
A collection of Medieval, Renaissance, and 17th century literature. Each author entry includes a biographical description and a bibliography of related critical essays.

Shakespeare's Complete Works

Literary Resources on the Net
Look here for an electronic version of a specific work of American or British literature.

Encyclopedia Mythica
An online encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and legend.

Folklore, Myth, and Legend
A links page to the folk tales and legends of the world.

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Craig Larson
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Lisa Forslund
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