Literature Resources
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Related Study Guides:
Poetry
ebooks
A Dictionary of Literary Devices : Gradus, A-Z  from Ebook Central
Literary Devices to Improve Your Creative Writing from the Internet Archive
The Edinburgh Introduction to Studying English Literature from Ebook Central
How to Read World Literature  from Ebook Central
The American Short Story Handbook from Ebook Central
The Short Story : An Introduction  from Ebook Central
The Art of Poetry : How to Read a Poem  from Ebook Central
Poetry  from Ebook Central
The Poetry Handbook from Ebook Central
The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics  from Ebook Central
The Teachers and Writers Handbook of Poetic Forms from ERIC / The Internet Archive
 
Articles / Databases 
 
  • Ebook Central (formerly Ebrary): 80,000+ full length e-books on all topics.

  • ProQuest Research Library: Interdisciplinary database of over 5,000 titles including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers

  • Academic OneFile: General college-level research source that includes journals, newspapers and more.

  • Credo Reference: 500+ reference titles spanning all subjects.

  • LibriVox​: Thousands of free, public-domain audiobooks read by volunteers. Books can be streamed or dowloaded. 

  • MAPS: Modern Amercian Poetry Site​: Resource for the study of modern and contemporary American poetry. 

  • Project Gutenberg: 42,000 full-length fiction and nonfiction e-books.

  • ProQuest Research Library: Interdisciplinary database of over 5,000 titles including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.

  • ProQuest Research Library: Literature & Language: Interdisciplinary database of over 5,000 titles including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers, this search will focus your results.

  • Recorded Books: Audiobooks available for transfer to a portable device or to listen to on your computer. Requires account creation and installation of an app.

 

Websites:

Great Books Online

Internet Public Library: Literary Criticism:

Internet Public Library: Native American Authors:

Literary Gothic:  Offers access to some primary texts and literary criticism.

*Literary Resources on the Net:  It lists other Web sites in the field of American and English literature.

Literary Devices.com 

Literary Terms.net

Modern American Poetry

Poetry Portal is a huge, eclectic site that has useful information.

Words without Borders The Online Magazine for International Literature: . A site offering international literature in translation.

Project MUSE   Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community. You will have to get the full-text article through Inter-Library Loan (ILL) see Olivia Drakes odrakes@wvc.edu

Video:
Basic Literary Terms, Volume 6: Understanding Poetry—Rhythm and Meter, Rhyme  from Films on Demand
Basic Literary Terms, Volume 7: Understanding Poetry—Alliteration, Assonance, Consonance, Free Verse  from Films on Demand
Literary Devices in Ads: an Introduction  from Films on Demand
Literary Devices: How to Use Literary Elements to Improve Writing. Self Publishing School.  YouTube
 
 
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