English Literature & Writing

Combined Search | Core Databases | Related Databases | Encyclopedias | Selected Web Pages

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Combined Search

Full-text iconEBSCOhost Databases
Search MLA International Bibliography and several other databases for citations, abstracts and thousands of full-text articles
on English Literature & Writing and related fields. This is the place to start your search for articles.
Type: Full-text

Core Databases

Full-text iconJSTOR: Arts and Sciences Collection
Provides a retrospective, full-text collection that includes many of the core research
and society published journals in key fields in the humanities and social sciences.
Type: Full-text

Full-text iconLiterature Online (LION)
A complete literature reference database which includes author biographies as well
as literary criticism.
Type: Full-text

MLA International Bibliography
The Modern Languages Association database provides indexing of journals in the fields
of literature, folklore, linguistics and modern languages.
Type:EBSCOhost Index with Citations

Full-text iconOxford English Dictionary
Provides the pronunciation, meaning and history for over 500,000 words in the English
language.
Type: Full-text

Digital Media IconShakespeare Plays, BBC
More than 30 full-length BBC Shakespeare performances.
Type: Digital Media

Related Databases

Google Scholar @ Marylhurst
The Google Scholar search is configured to connect to Shoen Library’s resources improving
the availability of some content.
Type: Web Page

Encyclopedias

Full-text iconContextual Encyclopedia of World Literature
Covers world authors from many periods and genres.
Type: Full-text

Full-text iconLiterary Movements for Students
Summarizes major literary movements including Romanticism, Realism and Existentialism.
Type: Full-text
Selected Web Pages

Selected Web Pages

Bartleby.com
Provides full-text access to many of Bartleby’s famous literary reference works including
Roget’s Thesaurus, Bartlett’s Quotations, The Harvard Classics and much more.
Type: Web Page

Encyclopedia Mythica
The encylopedia contains many definitions and articles about figures in mythology,
folklore and religion.
Type: Web Page

Map History / History of Cartography
The historical site serves as a gateway to map resources online with several thousand
links to map collections.
Type: Web Page

Middle English Compendium
Provides Middle English texts with an accompanying dictionary and bibliography.
Type: Web Page

OWL: Online Writing Lab
The Purdue University sponsored Online Writing Lab has provided writers with related
resources for over 10 years.
Type: Web Page

Project Gutenberg
Provides access to over 17,000 works of literature that are in the public domain.
Type: Web Page

TEAMS: Middle English Texts
Provides translations of Middle English texts.
Type: Web Page


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