Humanities

Littérature de l'Afrique noire

Alternative Titles
Corpus de la première littérature francophone d'Afrique noire, écrite et orale, des origines aux Indépendances (fin 18e siècle-1960)
Description
This large-scale scholarly enterprise gathers together French-speaking literature from sub-Saharan Africa: oral and written literature from the origins (end of the 18th century) to Independence (1960, as date of authors’ death). This exhaustive corpus of more than 11,000 texts covers the whole of sub-Saharan francophone Africa, that is some twenty countries and more than a hundred ethnic groups and brings together the most diverse genres of this literature which has yet to be discovered and studied (novels, tales, short stories, narrative accounts, theatre, poetry, myths, legends, fables, proverbs, riddles, songs). Built from vast bibliographical research, followed by the collection and edition of the texts, the Corpus is both a scholarly database and a precious collection of Africa's cultural heritage.
Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11219
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International Directory of Philosophy

Alternative Titles
IDP
Directory of American Philosophers
International Directory of Philosophy and Philosophers
Description

Online database containing information on university philosophy departments and programs, philosophical societies, associations, research centers and institutes, journals, and philosophy publishers around the world. Successor to two standard print directories published since 1970: Directory of American Philosophers, and International Directory of Philosophy and Philosophers. Includes: names and contact information for 28,000 philosophers; 3,000 university departments & programs; 1,000 philosophy journals; 420 societies & associations; 350 research centers & institutes; and 700 philosophy publishers worldwide.

Type
Directory
Coverage
Current edition. Updated continuously.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11209
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Teatro Español del Siglo de Oro (TESO) (Chadwyck-Healey version)

Alternative Titles
Teatro Español del Siglo de Oro (TESO) (DLPS version)
Description

A full text database of over 800 plays comprising 68 volumes written by the sixteen most prolific dramatists of the Spanish Golden Age (XVI and XVII centuries), including Lope de Vega, Calderón de la Barca and Tirso de Molina.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11181
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Faber Poetry Library (Chadwyck-Healey version)

Description
Contains the works of 50 poets comprising 140 volumes of poetry. The authors are all part of the Faber Poetry list and the database enjoys the active support of the publisher and the poets or their estates. The full details of the volumes included in the collection are given in the bibliography. Authors covered include Simon Armitage, Rupert Brooke, Wendy Cope, T. S. Eliot, Lavinia Greenlaw, Thom Gunn, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, David Jones, Louis MacNeice, Andrew Motion, Paul Muldoon, Tom Paulin, Sylvia Plath, Siegfried Sassoon, Stephen Spender and Edward Thomas. Complete content listing at: http://collections.chadwyck.com/contents/volumes/faber.jsp
Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11177
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Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare (Chadwyck-Healey version)

Alternative Titles
Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare (DLPS version)
Description

Contains eleven major editions from the First Folio of 1623 to the Cambridge edition of 1863–66, twenty-eight separate contemporary printings of individual plays and poems, selected apocrypha, and related works. In addition, it contains more than one hundred adaptations, sequels and burlesques from the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, including the whole of Bell's Acting Edition of Shakespeare's Plays (1774).

Editorial Policy: No attempt has been made to standardise the different conventions adopted by the various editors of Shakespeare's texts. The user should refer to the editors' own introductions for explanations of their particular practices. Act and scene numbering follows the source texts throughout; the user will inevitably encounter irregularities, particularly in early editions, where attributions to Shakespeare may be found to be at variance with modern consensus.

The Editions: The contents have been chosen under the guidance of two Executive Editors with further advice from an international Editorial Advisory Board of Shakespeare scholars to provide a balanced collection of editions and adaptations from the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Many of the adaptations included in the database will be unfamiliar even to Shakespearean scholars and, in order to provide some guidance as to the provenance and stage history of these works, brief notes have been included at the beginning of each play, for which we are indebted to Professor Michael Dobson of the Roehampton Institute.

The Texts: In the great majority of cases, texts have been captured entire, with all introductions, prefaces, appendices, indices, notes editorial and authorial, essays, tables, figures, illustrations etc. reproduced in full. Half-title pages, publisher's advertisements and decorations have not been captured. Hypertext links have been created to connect editorial matter to the texts whenever possible. 

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11175
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W. B. Yeats Collection (Chadwyck-Healey version)

Alternative Titles
W. B. Yeats Collection (DLPS version)
Description

The W.B. Yeats Collection contains the major work of W.B. Yeats in all genres, including poetry, plays, criticism and fiction, collected in 22 volumes. Editorial Policy A single edition of each work, usually the last known to have been approved by Yeats, has been included. However, both of the widely different versions of A Vision (1925 and 1937) have been included. The Editions Where available, the scholarly editions in the Scribner/Macmillan Collected Edition of the Works of W.B. Yeats (Richard J. Finneran and George Mills Harper, General Editors) have been used. For works excluded from or not yet published in the Collected Edition, the best available text has been used, including other scholarly editions, such as The Speckled Bird (William H. O'Donnell, editor), as well as texts prepared after Yeats's death with the assistance of his widow, George Yeats. The Texts The entire text of each work has been included. Any accompanying text written by the author and forming an integral part of the work has been keyed. Indexes of titles and first lines have been excluded. Any images appearing in the text have been included.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11173
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CAIRN

Description
Created in 2005 by four publishers and Belgian public partners, along with the Bibliothèque nationale de France, CAIRN offers the most comprehensive collection of French and Belgian journals available online. The University of Michigan has subscribed to the French Studies bouquet, which covers topics in General Interest, History, Literature, and Philosophy, and includes such publishers as PUF, Belin, Vrin, La Découverte, and Les Belles Lettres. Several journals of interest are Revue française d'histoire des idées politiques, Dix-septième siècle, Le Français aujourd'hui, and Médiévales. These e-journals have been cataloged in Mirlyn.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11165
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Berg Fashion Library

Description

The Berg Fashion Library is a unique online portal which offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of Berg content collections – including the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion online, e-books, reference works, images, and much more. Students and scholars in disciplines as diverse as anthropology, art history, history, sociology, geography, folklore, museum studies, theatre, and cultural studies as well as fashion and textiles will find the Berg Fashion Library a treasury of fascinating insights into people and cultures all over the world. The Berg Fashion Library will be updated at least three times a year. For a complete list of contents, see: http://www.bergfashionlibrary.com/page/whatsinbergfashionlibrary/whats-in-the-berg-fashion-library Note: this product is limited to three simultaneous users. Should you be unable to log in, please check back in a few minutes.

Type
Encyclopedia
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11159
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London Review of Books

Alternative Titles
LRB, Lon Rev Bks
Description
Online access to all articles in all issues of the literary magazine with the largest circulation in Europe. Publishes intellectual essays combining topicality with depth and scholarship with good writing, on topics ranging from political commentary to science, ancient history, literary criticism and social anthropology. Publishes 24 issues per year, each containing up to 15 long reviews and essays by academics, writers and journalists, along with shorter art and film reviews, poems, and letters to the editor.
Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Includes full text of every article from every issue published since the LRB began publication. 1979 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11157
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Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections

Description
Portal to the following full-text American and English literature databases: * AFRICAN AMERICAN POETRY * AMERICAN POETRY * AMERICAN DRAMA 1714–1915 * CANADIAN POETRY * EARLY AMERICAN FICTION 1789–1850 * EARLY ENGLISH PROSE FICTION * EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY FICTION * ENGLISH DRAMA * ENGLISH POETRY, SECOND EDITION * NINETEENTH-CENTURY FICTION * TWENTIETH-CENTURY AFRICAN AMERICAN POETRY * TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN POETRY
Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11143
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Pages

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