100 Best First Lines from Novels
Description: A great list of recognizable first lines from some of English literature's most revered novelists.
Artists for Literacy - Songs Inspired by Literature
Description: An extensive (and alphabetized!) list of songs with literary allusions. Includes, in most cases, lyrics and lesson plans.
Description: Literature notes for poetry, novels, plays, philosophy, essays, Shakespeare, short stories, etc.
Dictionary / Thesaurus / Encyclopedia
Description: The ultimate resources for all your vocabulary needs! Also has fun references, such as the Word of the Day, Games, Translators, etc.
Description: 3500+ literature guides AND lesson plans! Browse by categories (e.g. gothic, feminism, literary theory, etc.). Not all guide information is available to non-members.
IMDB (Internet Movie Database)
Description: The Internet's most comprehensive film database.
JSTOR - The Scholarly Journal Archive
Description: An extensive collection of scholarly articles on a variety of academic subjects. Strong collection of secondary resources on English Literature.
Description: A global literary reference compiled by experts at several universities around the world. Some features are only available to members.
Description: Search or browse this database for songs from all genres.
Description: One of the most reputable quotation pages on the Internet. This site allows you to search or browse by category.
Description: Comprehensive and accessible literature guides (poetry, writing, novels, non-fiction, history, philosophy, etc.). Also includes a section on Film Study.
The Literature Network
Description: A searchable database with an extensive collection of authors and texts, including specific sections on Shakespeare, the Bible, and quotations. Also has a forum feature for discussion.
The Literature Page
Description: The Literature Page is your place to read classic books, plays, stories, poems, essays, and speeches online. Over 240 classic texts.