English Language and Literature

Artemis Literary Sources

Alternative Titles
Literature Resource Center, Literature Criticism Online Scribner's, Twayne's Gale Artemis Literary Sources, Literature Resource Center, Gale Literature Criticism Online
Description

Gale Artemis Literary Sources integrates Gale Literature Resource Center, Literature Criticism Online, and literature books from Gale Virtual Reference Library, such as Twayne's Author Series and Scribner's Writers Online Series into a single research environment. Over the coming years this environment will expand to include the majority of Gale Digital Collections and Gale Literature Collections.

Type
Article Index
Database
E-Book(s)
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/33363
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Australasian Literature: Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

Alternative Titles
Australasian Literature Online: Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands
Description

Trial access through 8/26/14. 

Australasian Literature brings together creative works from throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. Starting in the 1930s and spanning up to the present, these in-copyright works of poetry and fiction will be cross-searchable for the first time. With 120,000 pages at completion, and enriched with interviews, Australasian Literature is an incomparable resource for researchers in the fields of Literature, Creative Writing, Post-Colonial Studies, Immigration Studies, Social Studies, Anthropology, and more.


 

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/33240
Access
Access for authorized UM users + guests on a trial basisAccess for authorized UM users + guests on a trial basis
Subjects

Lexicons of Early Modern English (LEME)

Alternative Titles
LEME
Description

Lexicons of Early Modern English (LEME) is a historical database of print and manuscript sources documenting the English language between the fifteenth and early eighteenth centuries. LEME includes over 1,200 lexicons, 150 of which are fully searchable. Through these historical lexicons, researchers can see how speakers of early modern English described the meaning of words and their equivalents in other languages. The database includes monolingual, bilingual, and polyglot dictionaries, lexical encyclopedias, hard-word glossaries, spelling lists, and lexically-valuable treatises. 

Type
Database
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31702
Access
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Subjects

Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape

Description

Adam Matthew's Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape is a digital collection of manuscript materials by William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas de Quincey, and other Romantic writers. Materials in the online collection are sourced from the Wordsworth Trust, Dove Cottage, Grasmere, UK. 

Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape includes:

  • Dove Cottage Literary Manuscripts, including verse manuscripts by William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Hartley Coleridge; Mary Wordsworth’s Memorandumand Journal of a Tour on the Continent; Dorothy Wordsworth’s Grasmere diaries and her journals including Recollections of a Tour in Scotland.
  • Wordsworth Literary Manuscripts, including verse manuscripts and letters by William Wordsworth, Mary Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Sara Coleridge, William Hazlitt, Leigh Hunt, Robert Jones, Charles and Mary Lamb, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Southey.
  • Wordsworth Letter Albums. Correspondents include William Wordsworth, Dorothy Wordsworth, Mary Wordsworth, John Wordsworth, Christopher Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Sara Hutchinson, Edward Quillinan, Robert Southey, Charles Lamb and Benjamin Robert Haydon.
  • Thomas de Quincey manuscripts including Confessions of an Opium Eater.
  • Selections from the Hutchinson family correspondence, 1768-1903.
  • Selected annotated pages from printed books.
  • Landscape paintings and drawings of the Lake District by such artists as Thomas Gainsborough, J.M.W. Turner, Joseph Wilkinson and John Constable.
  • Letters, financial papers, scrapbooks, autograph books, notebooks and diaries.
 

 

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31593
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

DARE: Dictionary of American Regional English

Alternative Titles
DARE
Description

The Dictionary of American Regional English documents regional aspects of English language usage in the U.S., including variations in words, phrases, and pronunciation. In addition to searching, the online version of DARE allows you to browse by region using an interactive map. You can also create your own maps based on the extensive survey data and hear audio clips from over 4,000 interview recordings.

Type
Database
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31344
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Artemis Primary Sources

Alternative Titles
Gale Artemis: Primary Sources
Description

Artemis is a full-text primary source database that cross-searches Gale's Eighteenth-Century Collections Online (ECCO) and Nineteenth-Century Collections Online (NCCO). 

Type
Database
E-Book(s)
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31296
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

The First World War: Personal Experiences and Propaganda

Description

This database include a wide range of source material for the study of World War I, comprising personal narratives, printed books, military files, propaganda pamphlets, and visual materials. The database also includes interactive maps. The collections are organized into two modules, Personal Experiences and Propaganda and Recruitment.

Digitized materials include:

Diaries and journals
Letters
Personal narratives and reminiscences
Trench literature and soldiers’ journals
Postcards
Scrapbooks and albums
Photographs and 360° views of personal items and objects
Sketches and paintings
Ephemera
Sheet music
Photographs
War art
Cartoons and comics
Propaganda and recruiting posters
Extracts from local newspapers
Minute books
Papers of the Ministry of Information
Papers of the Kriegspresseamt
Tribunal case files
Instructions for the distribution of propaganda
Leaflets and Pamphlets
Trench maps

Type
Images
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31228
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

American Indian Histories and Culture

Description

According to the publisher's description:

The wide range of material included in American Indian Histories and Cultures presents a unique insight into interactions between American Indians and Europeans from their earliest contact, continuing through the turbulence of the American Civil War, the on-going repercussions of government legislation, right up to the civil rights movement of the mid- to late-twentieth century. This resource contains material from the Newberry Library’s extensive Edward E. Ayer Collection; one of the strongest archival collections on American Indian history in the world.

Document types, digitized in full colour, include:
-An extensive collection of manuscripts ranging from the early 16th to the mid-20th centuries
-A striking collection of artwork including rare American Indian ledger art
-Speeches and petitions written by American Indians
-Diaries, essays, travel journals and ledger books from early European expeditions
-Correspondence, notes and minutes relating to important treaties
-Early linguistic studies and ethnographic accounts of American Indian life
-Thousands of photographs
-Historic maps and atlases
-Rare printed books
-American Indian newspapers from the 1960s-1990s
 
This rich selection of primary sources covers such important themes as:
-American Indians and the European Powers
-American Indians and the US Government
-Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
-Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
-Indigenous Peoples of Mexico
-First Nations of Canada
-Missionaries and Education
-Trade and Indian Economies
-Civil Rights Movement

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31226
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Hyperbibliography of Middle English

Description

The HyperBibliography includes all the Middle English materials which are cited in the Middle English Dictionary. Although this is not an exhaustive bibliography of Middle English writing, it offers a comprehensive single list of Middle English materials in electronic form, and is searchable in multiple ways.

Type
Catalog
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31054
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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