Dr. Joanne E. Gates: Expanding Anthology Options with E-TextsACTE Presentation - October 2, 1999
Jacksonville State University
Major Eletronic Libraries or Lists of Electronic Texts:
- The On-Line Books Page, now updated at Penn (originallly from Carnegie Mellon), with links to others sites for electronic texts. You can search the site or select a letter of the alphabet and scan titles under authors whose last names begin with that letter. Edited by John Mark Ockerbloom
- A Companion Page, A Celebration of Women Writers by Mary Mark Ockerbloom, is excellent for women authors.
- Bartleby Library Index to some great books on line.
- Voice of the Shuttle: Web Page for Humanities Research, by Alan Liu (U. of California, Santa Barbara). Well-organized by the traditional divisions of the canon. A wealth of sites related to specific authors and genres are listed.
- American Authors on the Web. Matsuoka's lists of Authors are useful for organization by date of birth. He also keeps a list of British Authors. The list of 19th Century British and Irish is a separate file. To access the chronological part of each list, scroll past the "What's New" at the top.
- Documenting the American South at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. This main page will lead to specific sub sets of the collection, First-Person Narratives of the American South, Library of Southern Literature, North American Slave Narratives, The Southern Homefront, 1861-1865, and The Church in the Southern Black Community
- Links and Resources for British Lit, EH 204
- William Blake Links at Yahoo!
(Cut off the address and branch out for other Yahoo Literature lists)
- Joseph Hogan's Book of Urizen
- Assigned poems (Songs of Experience), at Richard Record's 'Urizen' site
- In Memoriam at the Victorian Web
A guide to the work in "hypertext" format, by George Landow. (Discrete units of supplementary information that are arranged graphically, so that you can explore in any interesting direction. Take note that there are individual authors of selected sections. (You must cite by that author!) Also note that this is a sub layer of the full Victorian Web. For a list of the images, click on Symbols. Unlike the disk version, this Landow site does not contain the text.
- In Memoriam, the full text in one long file at the University of Toronto.
- In Memoriam, at tripod.com. This site's list of first lines of each section (listed in arabic numbering) is clickable. You can move from section to section or select full text. Also note the very extensive Time Line, with extracts from reviews and correspondence.
- Links and Resources for British Lit, EH 203
- Chaucer's Tales in hypertext
- Additional links, EH 203
- Christian Classics Ethereal Library, Wheaton College at http://ccel.wheaton.edu/. This site is good for access to the full text of Julian of Norwich's Showings, for Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress (both incomplete in the Norton Anthology, Donne's devotional sermons, Longfellow's translation of The Divine Comedy, and many other religious texts.
- Moll Flanders E-text, a Project Gutenberg public domain edition in one long file (738k, or 300 pages plus).
- On-line edition, Paradise Lost
- The Iconography of Paradise Lost by George Klawitter
- The Rape of the Lock Home Page at U Mass
- Gulliver's Travels at Lee Jaffe's site.
- Sites for Authors in American Lit (EH 201)
- A Midwife's Tale: Martha Ballard's Diary. This is the PBS American Experience site for the Documentary based on the Pulitizer Prize winning book. Go to bottom of home page to click on the Transcript for the show.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Nathaniel Hawthorne (by Eric Eldred), at
- Herman Melville at melville.org
- Works of Poe from the E. A. Poe Soceity of Baltimore
- Phillis Wheatley. Poems on-line, from the 1786 edition. (Warning! A very long file to print.)
- Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, available from New York Public Library.
- Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, another version, with a facsimilie of each page, at University of Michigan.
- Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, yet another of this classic by Harriet Jacobs. At University of North Carolina's "Documenting the American South" archive.
- American Transcendentalism at Gonzaga University.
- Time Line of American Lit, also from Gonzaga
- A Few Additional Titles for ACTE Presentation
- My list of Individual Author Sites, alphabetical by last name of author, a sub set of the List prepared for Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, v. 34, no. 8, pp. 1279-1296. (Some are now outdated.)
- Modern English texts collections at University of Virginia
- University of Virginia User Projects, at the Electronic Text Archives
- 19th Century Women Writers
- Carroll, Lewis: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, illust. by John Tenniel (illustrated HTML at Carnegie Mellon)
- Carroll, Lewis: Three Alice-Carroll Books at FireBlade. Follow the link to either Adventures Under Ground (with illustrations by the author). Or examine another edition of Tenniel's Illustrated Alice in Wonderland. Also here: Through the Looking Glass
- Potter, Helen Beatrix (1866 - 1943) ; More Information ; More Information
- Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes (illustrated HTML at ohiou.edu)
- The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter (Gutenberg text)
- The Story of Miss Moppet (illustrated HTML at ohiou.edu)
- The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse (illustrated HTML at ohiou.edu)
- The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher (illustrated HTML at ohiou.edu)
- The Tale of Mr. Tod (illustrated HTML at Virginia)
- The Tale of Peter Rabbit (illustrated HTML at ohiou.edu)
- The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin (illustrated HTML at ohiou.edu)
- The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan (illustrated HTML at ohiou.edu)
- The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes (illustrated HTML at ohiou.edu)
- The Tale of Two Bad Mice (illustrated HTML at ohiou.edu)
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