Brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of "Empire" and its theories, practices and consequences. The materials span across the last five centuries and are accompanied by a host of secondary learning resources including scholarly essays, maps and an interactive chronology. It is organized into the following five thematic sections:I) Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969; II) Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire; III) The Visible Empire; IV) Religion & Empire; and V) Race, Class, Imperialism and Colonialism, c1607-2007. Each section features essays by leading scholars in the field. The essays relate directly to the source material covered by the resource, with 30-50 links per essay to documentary evidence.
Website with links to freely available European primary historical documents that are transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated. The documents shed light on key historical happenings within the respective countries and within the broadest sense of political, economic, social and cultural history. The order of documents is chronological wherever possible.
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A full-image online archive of every page published by The Times [London]. The text within the images is fully searchable at the article level. Users can easily search news articles, obituaries, advertising and classifieds — virtually everything that appeared in the newspaper. Results are displayed at the article level and users may view the article — or the full page upon which it appeared. Coverage: 1785 up to six years ago. (Each year another year of content becomes available.)
Every complete page of every issue of The Times (London) from 1785 to 1985. (Does not include the Sunday Times, which was produced by a different publisher.)
English Literature Databases
This is a selected list of databases that have a focus on English literature. Use them to search for articles and other sources related to your research.
A detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the coverage is international and includes almost 60 titles from J-STOR’s language and literature collection as well as links to full text. Date coverage: 1923 to present. Updated quarterly. Citations only.
Coverage includes: Critical monographs and book collections; over 4,400 journals; Materials in any language, from any country in the world; Dictionaries, catalogues, handbooks, bibliographies, indexes, and other reference works; Published working papers, conference papers, and conference proceedings; Citations of dissertations from Dissertations Abstracts International; Handbooks, anthologies for teaching, syllabi, textbooks, and curriculum guides; Scholarly websites, online bibliographies and electronic monographs; Any work that is of interest to scholars in these fields, whether it is written for a scholarly or more general audience.
A collection of literary content including author biographies, literary criticism, work overviews, and more through an integrated search of the Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writers, and Twayne’s Authors.
A collection of works of English and American literature from the eighth century to the present day, plus biographical and bibliographical information and key works of criticism and reference. Also includes links to literary web resources. Contains biographies of 4393 authors.
Includes: African American Poetry, American Drama 1714–1915, American Poetry, Annual Bibliography Of English Language And Literature, 1920– (Abell), Canadian Poetry, Early American Fiction 1789–1850, Early American Fiction 1789–1875, Early English Prose Fiction, Eighteenth-Century Fiction, English Drama (including Shakespeare), English Poetry, The Faber Poetry Library, King James Bible, Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Twentieth-Century African American Poetry, Twentieth-Century American Poetry, Twentieth-Century English Poetry.
Search interface: Chadwyck-Healey.
Also contains criticism (journal articles), Reference works, Biographies, Bibliographies, Websites, video clips of poets reading their own and other poets' work, Shakespeare audio plays.
A collection of over 1000 academic journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Also includes over a million images, letters, and other primary sources. Most journals are covered from their first issue up to 3-5 years from the current year, and include previous titles. Also includes the current issues of some titles. Note: there are some journals in JSTOR for which Sewanee does not have full-text access. In the Advanced search you can limit to only the content available to you.
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