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General Research
    Electronic Resources at Shepherd's Library
    General Academic Sites (All Subject Areas)
    Electronic Texts
    General Literature
    Literary Theory
    Literary Period Outlines (Developed by Shepherd Faculty)
British Literature
    Medieval Literature
    Renaissance Literature
    18th-century Literature
    Romantic Literature
    Victorian Literature
    20th-century Literature
    Postcolonial Literature
American Literature
    American Literature and American Studies Resources on the Net
    Exploration/Conquest
    Colonial Literature/Studies
    The New Nation
    19th-century American Studies/Literature
    Transcendentalism
    Realism, Local Color Fiction, Naturalism, and Turn-of-the-Century History
    20th-century Resources
    American Ethnic Literature
Other Literature
    Classical and Biblical Literature
    Women's Literature
    Children's/Adolescent Literature

Electronic Resources at Shepherd's Library
Scarborough Library
Gale Literature Resource Center
EBSCO Host
LexisNexis
Middle English Compendium
MAX (Library Catalog on Line) Resource
Tools for Finding Other Resources

General Academic Sites (All Subject Areas)
EDSITEment (National Endowment for the Humanities)
PBS
National Geographic Society
History Matters (George Mason University)

Electronic Texts
Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia
Project Guttenburg (Electronic Texts)
Bartleby Books Online
Other Electronic Texts Archives
THE ENGLISH POETRY FULL-TEXT DATABASE
Electronic Poetry Center Home Page
The EServer Poetry Collection
Lists of American E-texts on the Web
Works by and about African Americans (University of Virginia)

General Literature Sites
Voice of the Shuttle
English Literature on the Web
Literary Resources on the Net (Lynch)
The EServer
ABOUT.COM English Literature Home Page
A Literary Index: Making Sense of Literature on the Internet
English Literature & Religion
MLA Homepage
Berea Webliography

Literary Theory
Cultural Studies and Critical Theory
Literary Resources -- Theory (Lynch)
Voice of the Shuttle: Literary Theory
The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism
Postmodern Thought
Who's Who in Theory
Peter Krapp's Theory Site
The Notebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Semiotics
Timeline of Critical Paradigms
Undergraduate Guide to Critical Theory
The Postmodernism Generator (don't take this one too seriously)

Classical and Biblical Literature
Literary Resources -- Classical and Biblical (Lynch)
CLASSICS SUBJECT GUIDE
VOICE OF THE SHUTTLE: Classical Studies Page
VOICE OF THE SHUTTLE: Religious Studies Page
Resource Pages for Biblical Studies: The Perseus Project
The Internet Classics Archive: 441 searchable works of classical literature
World Cultures Internet Classroom
Bulfinch's Mythology Online
The Ancient World Web
Bible Gateway - Search the Bible in Nine Languages and Multiple Bible Versions
Bibles.net - The #1 Online Collection of Bibles and Biblical Resources
The Catholic Encyclopedia
Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Biblenotes
And Adam Knew Eve: A Dictionary of Sex in the Bible

British Literature: Medieval Literature
Labyrinth Home Page
VOICE OF THE SHUTTLE: Medieval Page
Old English Pages
Anthology of Middle English Literature (1350-1485)
Chaucer Metapage
Old English Corpus; from the Dictionary of Old English Project, University of Toronto
Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse Bibliography
Early Manuscripts at Oxford University
EAWC: Medieval Europe
Medieval Sourcebook: Introduction
Medieval Feminist Index
Medieval Studies: Library Resources
Middle English Compendium

British Literature: Renaissance Literature
Early Modern Culture
Literary Resources -- Renaissance (Lynch)
Voice of the Shuttle Renaissance Page
Sixteenth Century Renaissance English Literature (1485-1603)
Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet
Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies
Electric Renaissance
Shakespeare and the Globe
Sixteenth Century Ballads: A work in progress...
Internetography of Renaissance Sources
The Early Modern English Dictionaries Database (EMEDD)
Essays and Articles on Sixteenth Century Renaissance English Literature
Essays on Early 17th Century English Literature

British Literature: 18th-Century Literature
18th-Century Studies
Eighteenth-Century Resources
Eighteenth-Century E-Texts
VOICE OF THE SHUTTLE: 18th Century
WVU Libraries: Research Guides: Eighteenth-Century English Novel
British Poetry 1780-1910: a Hypertext Archive of Scholarly Editions
Jane Austen Info Page
BCMSV Database of 17th and 18th Century Manuscripts
A Dictionary of Sensibility

British Literature: Romantic Literature
VOICE OF THE SHUTTLE: Romanticism
Romantic Circles
Romanticism On the Net
British Women Romantic Poets Home
Romantic Links, Electronic Texts, and Home Pages
Romantics Unbound
Romanticism and the Law
Women Romantic Writers

British Literature: Victorian Literature
VOICE OF THE SHUTTLE: Victorian Literature
Victorian Web Sites
Literary Resources -- Victorian British (Lynch)
The Victorian Web
British Poetry 1780-1910: a Hypertext Archive of Scholarly Editions
Victoria Research Web
19th Century British and Irish Authors
The Victorian Women Writers Project
The Victorian Sonnet

British Literature: 20th-century Literature
Electronic Labyrinth
Literary Resources: Twentieth-Century British and Irish (Lynch)
Voice of the Shuttle: English Literature - Modern
Twentieth-century Poetry in English
World War I - Trenches on the Web
Virtual Seminars for Teaching Literature
Modernism and the Modern Novel

Postcolonial Literature
Voice of the Shuttle: Other Literatures in English
African Literature
Postcolonial and Postimperial Literature (extremely comprehensive site)
Introduction to Postcolonial Studies
World Literature in English
University of Pennsylvania, African Studies Center
India and Its Neighbors
BOOKS of South Asian Writers
Australian Literature

American Literature and American Studies Resources on the Net
American Studies Crossroads
University of Virginia Crossroads
Heath Anthology of American Literature Online
American Literature on the Web
Language of the Land: Journeys into Literary America
Lists of American E-texts on the Web
Ishikawa's American Literature Resources
Pages on American Authors (Ishikawa)
Georgetown, TAMLIT, Essays on Teaching the American Literatures
Boondocksnet.com
American Writing Gateway
Making of America (American social history)
PAL: Perspectives on American Literature (Paul Reuben)
Voices from the Gaps: Women Writers of Color
Project Crow
Museum of American Poetics
American Memory Project (Library of Congress)
Gonzaga University: American Authors
Gonzaga University: Literary Movements
Gonzaga University: Additional Web Sites
Gonzaga University: Brief Timeline of Events pre-1620-1920 (with detailed pages for each decade)

American Literature: Exploration/Conquest
1492 (Library of Congress project)
The Aztec Account of the Spanish Conquest of Mexico
Exploration . . . The Americans (from the University of Evansville)
The Conquest of Mexico
Native American Storytellers Online
Native American Quotes
1492 (Library of Congress project)
Early Native American Literature
Native American Technology and Art

American Literature: Colonial Literature/Studies
Jamestown Rediscovery
Society of Early Americanists Home Page
TAMLIT: Recovering the Colonial, Beginning Again: Toward Multiculturalism in the Teaching of Early American Studies
Early American Captivity Narratives
Conversion Narratives
Virtual Tour of Plimouth Plantation
Gonzaga University: Puritanism
The American Sense of Puritan
Puritan Theology
Fire and Ice: Puritan and Reformed Writing
Religion and the Founding of the American Republic
Puritan Meditation Tradition
Typology
Edward Taylor
Jonathan Edwards
Jonathan Edwards.com
Massachusetts Enquirer
Digital Archive of American Architecture
Famous American Trials
National Geographic's Witchcraft Hysteria
Witchcraft in Salem Village
Anne Bradstreet
America's Christian Leaders: Anne Hutchinson
Early American Paintings (takes a while to download)
Cultural Readings: Colonization and Print in the Americas
Archiving Early America
Chronicling Black Lives in Colonial New England

American Literature: The New Nation
Gonzaga Timeline: 1700-1749
Gonzaga Timeline: 1750-1799
Travel Narratives
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson: The PBS Site
Westward Expansion
More on Westward Expansion
History of the American West (Library of Congress)
Lewis and Clark (PBS)
The American West

American Literature: 19th-century American Studies/Literature
Gonzaga Timeline: 1800-1809
Gonzaga Timeline: 1810-1819
Gonzaga Timeline: 1820-1829
Gonzaga Timeline: 1830-1839
Gonzaga Timeline: 1840-1849
Gonzaga Timeline: 1850-1859
Gonzaga Timeline: 1860-1869
Gonzaga Timeline: 1870-1879
Gonzaga Timeline: 1880-1889
Gonzaga Timeline: 1890-1899
Westward Expansion
More on Westward Expansion
History of the American West (Library of Congress)
Lewis and Clark (PBS)
The American West
HarpWeek: The West
Democracy in America Website
Tocque's America: A Virtual Tour
Text of Democracy in America
American Tourists: The Grand Tour Comes Home
Let's Go American: European Travelers in the United States
Inland Navigation: Connecting the New Republic, 1790-1840
The Hudson River: A New American Landscape
Everyday Life in the 1830s
Resources on 19th century women writers
Legacy 19th Century women writers site
I Hear America Singing (PBS Series)
Virtual Tour of Historic Hudson River (including panorama, links to MANY paintings, and a good discussion of Irving's connection to Hudson River)
Hudson River School
Thomas Moran (National Gallery)
Thomas Moran (National Park Service)
Albert Bierstadt
Narrative of the Women's Rights Movement
The Seneca Falls Convention
"The Seneca Falls Declaration" (1848)
"To Venerate the Simple Days":  Women's Literary Practices in the Nineteenth Century
Cult of True Womanhood/Domestic or Sentimental Fiction
Uncle Tom's Houses: The American Domestic Ideal, 1840-1870
The Real Pocahontas
Lewis and Clark (PBS)
The American West
Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
Lakota Sioux Resources (PBS)
Indian Removal
The Trail of Tears
Abolition, Anti-Slavery Movements,  the Rise of the Sectional Controversy (Library of Congress), Part 1 and Part 2
Africans in America (PBS Series)
    Judgment Day, Narrative, Introduction
    Judgment Day, Narrative, From Coast to Coast
    Judgment Day, Narrative, Antebellum Slavery
    Judgment Day, Narrative, Abolitionism
    Judgment Day, Narrative, Fugitive Slaves and Northern Racism
    Judgment Day, Narrative, Westward Expansion
    Judgment Day, Narrative, The Civil War
    Judgment Day, Resources
Key Abolitionists
    William Lloyd Garrison
    David Blight on William Lloyd Garrison
    Angelina Grimke Weld's speech at Pennsylvania Hall
First-Person Narratives of the American South
HarpWeek: Black History, 1857-1874
Freedmen and Southern Society Project
African American Perspectives: Pamphlets from the Daniel A. P. Murray Collection, 1818-1907

American Literature: Transcendentalism & American Landscape Painting
American Transcendentalism: An Online Travel Guide (Shepherd site)
I Hear America Singing: Transcendentalism
Transcendentalism
Transcendentalism Bookstacks (scroll down below the books for sale to see a good list of links)
American Transcendentalism
A Concord Chronology (Gonzaga)
Concord, Massachusetts
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
What Is Transcendentalism?
The Transcendentalists Home Page
Concord, Massachusetts
The American Renaissance and Transcendentalism
Transcendentalist Women Part I
Transcendentalist Women Part II
Radical Academy: Transcendentalism (Page 1)
Radical Academy: Transcendentalism (Page 2)
"The Transcendentalist" (Emerson address)

American Literature: Realism, Local Color Fiction, Naturalism, and Turn-of-the-Century History
Regionalism and Local Color Fiction
Naturalism
America 1900 (PBS): Introduction
America 1900 (PBS): Spirit of the Age
America 1900 (PBS): Change Is in the Air
America 1900 (PBS): A Great Civilized Power
America 1900 (PBS): Anything Seemed Possible
America 1900 (PB): Complete Interviews
America 1900 (PBS): Primary Sources
America at the Turn of the Century (Library of Congress)
Touring Turn-of-the-Century America: Photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company, 1880-1920

American Studies/Literature: 20th-century Resources
Gonzaga Timeline: 1900-1909
Gonzaga Timeline: 1910-1919
Gonzaga Timeline: 1920-1929
Harlem Renaissance (IHAS)
Literature and Life: Renaissance
Harlem 1900-1940
Poets of the Harlem Renaissance and After
Home to Harlem (see Harlem History and Harlem Notables)
The 1930s Project
The American Experience: Surviving the Dust Bowl
Voices from the Dust Bowl: Migrant Worker Collection
The New Deal Network
American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940
Voices from the Thirties: Life Histories from the Federal Writers' Project
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940
America from the Great Depression to WWII: Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945
Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections, 1937-1942
Beat Resources
American in the 1950s (tons of links)
Black Arts Movement
Multicultural Web: U.S. Fiction since 1950

American Ethnic Literature
The Ethnic Literature of New York City (Shepherd site)
The English Server: Race and Ethnicity
Multicultural Web: U.S. Fiction since 1950
Native American Storytellers Online
Native American Quotes
1492 (Library of Congress project)
Early Native American Literature
Native American Technology and Art
The Real Pocahontas
Lewis and Clark (PBS)
The American West
Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
Lakota Sioux Resources (PBS)
Indian Removal
The Trail of Tears
Westward Expansion
More on Westward Expansion
History of the American West (Library of Congress)
HarpWeek: The West
Abolition, Anti-Slavery Movements,  the Rise of the Sectional Controversy (Library of Congress), Part 1 and Part 2
Africans in America (PBS Series)
    Judgment Day, Narrative, Introduction
    Judgment Day, Narrative, From Coast to Coast
    Judgment Day, Narrative, Antebellum Slavery
    Judgment Day, Narrative, Abolitionism
    Judgment Day, Narrative, Fugitive Slaves and Northern Racism
    Judgment Day, Narrative, Westward Expansion
    Judgment Day, Narrative, The Civil War
    Judgment Day, Resources
Key Abolitionists
    William Lloyd Garrison
    David Blight on William Lloyd Garrison
    Angelina Grimke Weld's speech at Pennsylvania Hall
First-Person Narratives of the American South
North American Slave Narratives
American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940
Voices from the Thirties: Life Histories from the Federal Writers' Project
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940
Archives of African American Music and Culture: Links (Indiana University)
Africana.com (by Henry Louis Gates)
Writing Black
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
HarpWeek: Black History, 1857-1874
Freedmen and Southern Society Project
Literature and Life: The Givens Collection
PBS: I'll Make Me a World
Chronicling Black Lives in Colonial New England
African American Mosaic (Library of Congress)
African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship
Chronology of History of Slavery and Racism
African American Perspectives: Pamphlets from the Daniel A. P. Murray Collection, 1818-1907
Black Arts Movement
Women of Color, Women of Words: African American Women Playwrights
Works by and about African Americans (University of Virginia)
Borders and Identity: United States/Mexico (Smithsonian)
Azteca Web Page
Mexican Migrant Workers Photo Exhibit
Cesar Chavez Homepage
History of United Farm Workers
Migrations in History (Smithsonian)

Women's Literature and Women's Studies
Feminism and Women's Studies
A Celebration of Women Writers
Women Writers Project
Narrative of the Women's Rights Movement
The Seneca Falls Convention
"The Seneca Falls Declaration" (1848)
"To Venerate the Simple Days":  Women's Literary Practices in the Nineteenth Century
Cult of True Womanhood/Domestic or Sentimental Fiction
Uncle Tom's Houses: The American Domestic Ideal, 1840-1870

Children's/Adolescent Literature
ISLMC Children's Literature & Language Arts Resources
Children's Literature Web Guide
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
Young Adolescent Literature
SCORE: California's K-12 Language Arts Guide
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site
National Center for Illustrated Children's Literature

 

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