English Language and Literature

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
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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
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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language

Description

This resource includes the full text of both the 1755 and the 1773 (1st and 4th) editions of A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson. The electronic version was first published by Cambridge University Press on CD-ROM in 1996.

Type
Dictionary
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31052
Access
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Shakespeare First Folio and Several Quartos

Description

Shakespeare's first folio contains thirty-six plays and was published originally in 1623. It is the only reliable text for about twenty of the plays, and a valuable source text even for many of those previously published. This resource provides access to his first folio and several quartos via keyword and phrase searching.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31044
Access
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British Women Romantic Poets

Alternative Titles
BWRP
Description

The British Women Romantic Poets Project is a collection of electronic text editions of poetry by British and Irish women written (not necessarily published) between 1789 (the onset of the French Revolution) and 1832 (the passage of the Reform Act), a period traditionally known in English literary history as the Romantic period.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30854
Access
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American Jewess

Description

A digital reproduction of the 8 volumes of The American Jewess, the first English-language periodical targeted to American Jewish women, covering an evocative range of topics that ranged from women's place in the synagogue to whether women should ride bicycles.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30848
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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William Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience

Alternative Titles
Songs of Innocence and of Experience
Description

This is a transcription of William Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience, published in London in 1794, with links to digital images of the manuscript held by the Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30840
Access
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Rotunda

Description

Rotunda is a digital collection of critical and documentary texts published by the University of Virginia Press. 

Rotunda's fully-searchable collections include: 

Presidential Recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson Digital Edition.

The Literature and Culture Collection looks to both the U.S. and Britain to provide users with a rich and diverse perspective on the Renaissance through the nineteenth century. The collection presents “born-digital” publications alongside digitized versions of multivolume print publications. The collection includes:

·      The Digital Temple: A Documentary Edition of George Herbert's English Verse

·      Emily Dickinson's Correspondences

·      Herman Melville’s “Typee”: A Fluid Text Edition

·      The Letters of Christina Rossetti

·      Clotel by William Wells Brown

·      The Letters of Matthew Arnold

·      The Letters of Christina Rossetti

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30355
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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