Literary Resources on the Net
Another compendium of literature resources worth its weight in gold.
Literature Online Reference Edition (LION)
A collection of literary reference and criticism resources, including biographies, author bibliographies, essays and full-text articles from literature journals. (GALILEO Password Required)
Online Courses from OpenCulture.com
This page has links to free online courses and lectures on various topics viewable on your computer (some require iTunes). Scroll partway down the page for the section on classics and the classical world, and then a little farther for the section on literature.
Voice of the Shuttle
An impressive collection of free internet resources maintained by the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
New Georgia Encyclopedia (Literature Section)
NGE is an authoritative source for information about Georgia history, culture, economics, geography and biographical information . The literature section of the encyclopedia contains biographies of important Georgia authors and overviews of specific works.
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
Hosted by the New York Public Library, this is a searchable digital collection of 52 published works by 19th-century black women writers.
Georgia Historic Books
An initiative of the Digital Library of Georgia, GALILEO and various manuscript and rare rare book archives, Georgia Historic Books contains full-text, fully searchable books related to Georgia's history and culture. Most are from the 19th to early 20th century and focus on Georgia history, biography, and literature.
NetLibrary provides access to thousands electronic books (eBooks), including classics, reference books, scholarly monographs, publications of many university presses, and consumer books that have been converted into digital format. It is possible to perform full-text searches of a single eBook, search thousands of volumes simultaneously, browse topic categories, or read eBooks directly online. There is no checkout period for eBooks. (GALILEO Password Required)
Electronic texts of classic Greek and Roman works up through the English Renaissance.
The original repository for electronic books now includes over 20,000 titles available for download and counting. All of the titles are in the public domain.
The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL)
The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL) is a collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization.
Online books and audiobooks for teens and adults, including many contemporary classics, Shakespeare, and poetry.