Literary Criticism Guides
This resource is compilation of database resources, reference material, web sites, and book reviews located at the Central Library.
Looking for a book based on a movie or other way around? 'Based on the Book' is a compilation of over 1,200 books, novels, short stories, and plays that have been made into motion pictures." Site provided by MCPL.
Full listings of authors alphabetically, and also listing by tribe or title of work can be found here. Site provided by IPL.
"The IPL Literary Criticism Collection contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period."
TexShare provides a great resource for literature. "Literature Resource Center on GaleNet is a complete literature reference database designed for both the undergraduate and graduate student as well as the sophisticated casual user. Rich in biographical, bibliographical, and critical content, the Literature Resource Center is the premier Internet resource for information on literary figures from all time periods writing in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more."
Search for the next book in an adult series. Site provided by Kent District Library.
Discover other titles you might like based on your current favorite authors. Site provided by Hennepin County Library.
Search for the next book in a juvenile series. Site provided by Mid-Continent Public Library.
A rich collection of websites for book lovers. Site provided by Morton Grove Public Library.
Electronic Text Collections
Lists of full text classics and out-of-print books.
Full text Greek classics; includes works by Homer, Sophocles, Aristophanes, Aristotle, Euclid and more.
Provides a history of the award as well as an archive of past and present recipients.
Contains online discussion area, Internet links, quotations and the option to search the works by keyword.
Medieval, Renaissance and 17th Century English literature
Find comprehensive information on authors. Maintained by an English Literature Professor at Nagoya University.
An expanding archive of classical poetry.
Searchable index of 600 poems, and biographical information of American poets.
This site includes poetry contests, poetry news, and DPJ store. Site provided by Russell Simmons.
This web site features a few contemporary poets and their works.
Searchable index of over 6,700 poems and biographical information on over 780 poets.
Search for a poem by verse. Site by Bartleby.com