English & Languages Online Resources
Click below for helpful English & Languages related sites.
- Online Literary Resources. Jack Lynch's very impressive list of links.
- Academy of American Poets. Excellent resource, especially on contemporary American poets.
- Electronic Poetry Center. Contemporary "language" poetry site.
- Poetry Sites at Yahoo
- Poets in Person. (Not really, but photos, interviews, background, and .wav files.)
- American Literature Survey, author photos and E-texts.
- Literature and the Environment
- Voices from the Gaps. Women Writers of Color.
- Native American Authors. Biographies, E-texts, and links.
- Shakespeare Homepage. Complete works and searchable.
- James Joyce
- Early Modern Literary Studies. Journal of 16-17th century literature.
- Documenting the American South. Nineteenth-century fiction, journals, slave narratives, some with illustrations.
- William Faulkner
- F. Scott Fitzgerald Centenary Home Page
- Find a Grave. Where is Emily Dickinson buried? You can find out here.
- American Studies. A rich and varied resource for American culture.
- Feminist Chronicles
- Graceland. Just what you think...and it's "official."
- Famous Trials. Background info on trials of cultural and literary significance.
- Horizon of Invisibility. Brooks Landon teaches hypertext theory (and other subjects) at Iowa.
- WWWomen. A Yahoo-like listing of WWW resources focused on women.
- Popular Culture Association Home Page
- The Sixties Project. Both primary and secondary resources on the decade.
- Twists, Slugs, and Roscoes. A dictionary of hardboiled detective fiction slang.
- Unofficial Rap Dictionary
- Urban Legends
Criticism and Theory
- Literary Criticism Online. Indexed by period and by author.
- Hypertext: An Overview. Includes selections from George P. Landow's H-text writing.
- Postmodernism and Hypertext
- All-Movie Guide. A rich and detailed movie database.
- Bright Lights Film Journal
- Film and History Reviews
- The Greatest Films. A selected database, but with excellent commentaries/summaries.
- Images: A Journal of Film and Popular Culture. Reviews and features, often with multimedia.
- Internet Movie Database. Very sophisticated searches and fine material.
- Reel Classics
- Voice of the Shuttle. A very thorough collection of Humanities Resources.
- Ancient World Cultures
- Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
- Web Museum
- Web Gallery. Excellent source of European art, 1200-1700.
- History of the English Language
- The Human-Languages Page. Links to world cultures and languages.
- Ethnologue: Languages of the World. Information on over 30,000 world languages.
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- Atlantic Monthly. Monthly features, plus an incredible archive.
- Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Writing. Annotated, and it includes a brief history of rhetoric.
- Computers and Composition. Online Journal for Teachers of Writing.
- E-Zines. List of online magazines.
- The Iowa Review. Hypertext fiction and essays.
- Inspot. Informative, practical, professional writing resources.
- Kairos: Journal for Writing Teachers in Webbed Environments
- LitLine. Links to Independent presses and magazines and more.
- New York Times Book Reviews. (May require 'subscription' on your first visit; go ahead, it's free, and a great, searchable database of book reviews.)
- Ploughshares. Serious, contemporary literature.
- Salon Magazine
- Words without Borders. English translations of contemporary, world literature.
- Writer's Digest. Practical, publication-related writing resources.
- Writers on Writing. Contemporary authors on their craft, from NYTimes (may require registration, but it's free and no hassles).
- Writing Resources At Purdue
- Zoetrope: All Story. A short story zine founded by Francis Ford Coppola.
- Bible. Searchable, common English translations, plus Greek and Maori!
- Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia. Brief biographies.
- Comprehensive list of E-mail Discussion Lists with subscription information
- Evaluating Web Sites. And another. Help for determining credibility and value of online sources.
- Eric Database
- Glossary of Rhetorical Terms. With examples.
- Newspapers Online. U.S. and world. U.S. papers only (but faster).
- Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Listing of all Oklahoma colleges and academic programs; includes course transfer equivalencies and financial aid information.
- Reference Sources on the Internet. Comprehensive (and LARGE) collection of online reference sources.
- Research It! Translations, quotations, and more.
- Research and Documentation Guide (Diane Hacker)
- Style Sheet for Citing Electronic Sources: MLA | APA
- The Word Detective. Want to know the origins of "hunky-dory" and "humongous"?
- Call for Papers. Web site and discussion list of calls for papers in English research.
- Career Information. Features include a "What can I do with a major in X?" section, and other useful career links and resources.
- Conference on College Composition and Communication. Good selection of online essays.
- Home Pages of American Universities
- Lingua Franca. Essays and book reviews.
- National Council of Teachers of English. Includes "National Standards" information.
- Scout Report. A monthly service cataloging and annotating internet resources for researchers and educators.
- Teaching Resources: College and Secondary
- University Presses Database. Searchable books in print.
- Hungry Mind Review. Excellent book review source.
Search the Internet
- Alta Vista a powerful, general search tool.
- Google fast, powerful and selective; chooses sites based on how many other sites link to them.
- Excite another powerful searcher.
- Hotbot scored high in a recent study of completeness.
- Northern Light categorizes search results to help you focus.
- Yahoo Subject guide and free-text searching of the World Wide Web.
- search.com has the Infoseek engine as well as more obscure topic-oriented choices.
- Ask Formally askjeeves.com, your personal search servant.
- Profusion combines major search engines and filters the results.
- SavvySearch, Dogpile and Metacrawler offer simultaneous searches of multiple Web search engines.
- Wired Cybrarian Selected links, with descriptions, in two dozen categories.
- Looksmart searches a selection of sites chosen by humans.
- The Mining Company , a Yahoo-like index of web sites.
- EBlast from Encyclopedia Britannica, adds human judgment to searching.
- Reference.com searches and archives mailing lists, web forums and Usenet groups.
- Dejanews lets you search for Usenet postings or posters.