ENGLISH & HUMANITIES

 

REFERENCE BOOKS:

 

African American Writers       Ready Reference PS 153 .N5 A344 2001

 

Book Review Digest                Reference Z 1219 .C95

 

Book Review Index                 Reference Z 1035 .A1 B6

 

Companion to the Regional Literatures of America   PS 169 .R45 C66 2003

 

Contemporary Authors           Reference Z 1224

 

Contemporary Literary Criticism       Reference PN 771 .C59

 

Harlem Renaissance                Ready Reference PS 153 .N5 H245 2003

 

Latin American Writers          Ready Reference PQ 7081 .A1 L37 1989

 

Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800         Reference PN 86 .L53 1984

 

Magillís Literary Annual         Reference Z 1219 .M33

 

Short Story Criticism              Reference PN 3321 .S56

 

Something About the Author              Reference PN 451 .S6

 

 

 

GALILEO DATABASES

 

African-American Poetry: 1760-1900 http://library.sgc.edu/Subjects/sm_galileo_half_color.gif

 

American Poetry 1: 1600-1900 http://library.sgc.edu/Subjects/sm_galileo_half_color.gif

 

American Poetry 2: 1901-1997 http://library.sgc.edu/Subjects/sm_galileo_half_color.gif

 

Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature http://library.sgc.edu/Subjects/sm_galileo_half_color.gif

 

English Poetry: 600-1900 http://library.sgc.edu/Subjects/sm_galileo_half_color.gif

 

Literature Online Reference Edition http://library.sgc.edu/Subjects/sm_galileo_half_color.gif

 

MLA Bibliography http://library.sgc.edu/Subjects/sm_galileo_half_color.gif

 

Oxford English Dictionary http://library.sgc.edu/Subjects/sm_galileo_half_color.gif

 

Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition http://library.sgc.edu/Subjects/sm_galileo_half_color.gif

 

SGC SUBSCRIPTION DATABASES (campus access only)

 

DISCovering authors: biographies & criticism on 300 most-studied writers

 

DISCovering biography

 

Exploring poetry

 

Exploring Shakespeare

 

Issues and Controversies

 

 

 

INTERNET RESOURCES:

 

Artcyclopedia - A guide to museum quality fine art on the Internet.

 

The Costumerís manifesto - Halloween costumes and accessories in an online store.

 

Eserver.org: accessible writing - A growing online community where hundreds of writers, artists, editors, and scholars gather to publish works as open archives, available free to public readers.

 

Galactic Central - Originally dedicated to bibliographies, specifically those related to science fiction and fantasy authors, and introduces a list of fiction magazines (with particular emphasis on which has or has not been indexed) as a useful reference.

 

Greek Mythology Link - A collection of Greek myths written online, by Carlos Parada, with a list of libraries in the U.S. and other countries. It contains test, images, maps, and charts. It is also concerned with the creative, artistic, literary, and inspiring aspects of the Greek myths.

 

The Internet encyclopedia of philosophy - Consists of articles about philosophies. Most of the articles are original contributions, by specialized philosophers around the Internet; these are identifiable by the author's name, at the foot of the article.

 

Irish playography - A comprehensive catalogue of new Irish plays produced since the formation of the National Theatre. It not only defines the Irish theatrical repertoire for the first time but aims to revitalizing that repertoire by reintroducing many lost scripts and providing a gateway for locating and clearing rights for all existing scripts.

 

Library of Southern literature - Provides access to digitized, primary materials that offer southern perspectives on American history and culture. It supplies teachers, students, and researchers at every educational level with a wide array of titles they can use for reference, studying, teaching and research.

 

The Literature & culture of the American 1950s - Readings from A-Z in the American 1950s. (Roughly alphabetical)

 

Literary resources on the Net - A collection of links to sites on the Internet, dealing especially with English and American literature, excluding most single electronic text.

 

Luminarium - Anthology of English literature; combines several sites to provide a starting point for students and enthusiasts of English literature.

 

Other womenís voices - Offers an introduction to over 125 women, who wrote a substantial amount of writing before 1700, some of all has been translated into modern English.

 

PAL: perspectives in American literature - Has individual pages on over 430 American authors. Except for a few, each page has a listing of primary works, a selected bibliography, links to relevant sites, brief introductions, brief biographies, and study questions.

 

Performing Arts Encyclopedia - A guide to the performing arts collection and exhibition at the Library of Congress.

 

Poetry Society of America - Consists of readings, seminars, and competitions intended to challenge and inspire.

 

Poets.org - A nonprofit organization with a mission to support American poets at all stages of their careers and to foster the appreciation of contemporary poetry.

 

Shakespeare Resource Center - Useful links on Shakespeare around the world wide web. The purpose of the site is to provide links to aid you in you online Shakespeare research.

 

Storytellers: Native American authors online - Aim is to make the writing of modern Native American authors, particularly the poets, both more visible and more widely available. The site contains information of Native American Poets and Novelists.

 

Victorian women writers project - To produce highly accurate transcriptions of works by British women writers of the 19th century, encoded using the standard generalized make-up language.

 

Virtual religion index - Designed to advance research in matters of religion. As a global forum that may be accessed instantaneously anywhere, the Internet promises to surpass the impact of the printing press on the study of religion.