English Language and Literature

Bartleby.com Quotations – Search classic passages, phrases and proverbs

British Library Discovering Literature : Romantics and Victorians – Resources for Romantic and Victorian literature

British Library English Literature and Language Timeline – Illustrated timeline of the evolution and development of the English language

Dickens Project – Look under ‘Resources’

Google Books – Copyright free books available

Project Gutenberg – Free high quality e-books available to download to PC or handheld device

Inthinking IB English A: Language & Literature – Student access available

ipi2 Literature – United States service. Features a searchable subject categorized directory of authorititve websites, links to online texts, newspapers, magazines, podcasts etc. Search by subject

Internet Shakespeare Editions – Shakespeare’s works, plays and performance, life and times

JURN– Google custom search of 4000+ ejournals in the arts and humanities. Open access or considerable free content. Browse directory or search using JURN search engine link in the top paragraph. Roll over subject headings for detailed list

Open Library – Free e-books

Oxford Text Archive – The Oxford Text Archive develops, collects, catalogues and preserves electronic literary and linguistic resources for learning and research. Most resources are free but a few are restricted

Poetry Foundation – The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience

Internet Shakespeare Editions – Resources on the work, performances and life and times of Shakespeare

Victorian Web – Resources for Victorian literature study created by Brown University. There are a number of ways to search and browse this valuable resource

Journalism in the First World War – Why were journalists threatened with execution in the First World War?

Wilfred Owen Association – Resources on the life and work of Wilfred Owen

Quotations Page – Search word, phrase, author within or across quotation collections

Quoteland – Search by keyword or browse topics or authors

World War One History Learning site – Gives excellent historical background for the study of World War One war poetry

World War One BBC History – Provides sources for studying literature and poetry of the First World War