The full text of over 190,000 essays providing criticism of literature from around the world, in all genres, and from all time periods from antiquity to contemporary emerging authors. The essays discuss individual authors and their works, literary movements and topics, and the social, political, and historical background that provides contextual perspective for the study of literature. Updated continually.
Provides the full text of literary criticism and reviews, biographies, original works of literature, multimedia resources, and links to selected web resources on authors and their works. Covers 130,000 authors from all times and places. Updated continually.
A full-text collection of pre-Victorian women’s writings in English, produced by the Women Writers Project at Northeastern University. It includes full transcriptions of over 420 texts published between 1400 and 1850, focusing on materials that are rare or inaccessible. Genres represented include non-fiction, verse, drama, and fiction.