English Language & Literature: Major Resources
Research environment for finding primary sources. Currently searches across four platforms: 17th & 18th Burney Collection of newspapers; Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO); The Times of London Digital Archive 1785-2008; and The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive.
Searchable version of Merriam-Webster's complete and newly updated American dictionary. Includes definitions, example sentences, etymologies, and quotations.
Two databases--Literature Resource Center and LitFinder--for researching authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Contains full text of literary works, journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, and biographical information.
Guide to literary critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.
"A selective, annotated guide to reference sources essential to the study of British literature, literatures of the United States, other literatures in English, and related topics."
Collection of English language dictionaries and thesauruses.
Collection of dictionaries and other reference works on literature from Oxford University Press.
Searchable archive of literary texts and complementary reference resources.
Index of books, articles, and other publications on literature in English from Anglo-Saxon times to the present. Covers more British publications than MLA International Bibliography. Includes links to some full text. From the Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA).
Searchable version of the Oxford English Dictionary, which traces the origins and usage of English words.