Web Resources by Subject: English Resources
Sites of Special Interest
- Project Gutenberg
This is one of the original (if not the original) collections of digitized books on the Internet. Since 1971, this collection has grown to more than 1,900 titles. It includes classics such as A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll plus some newer works such as Ayn Rand's Anthem. Most of the works are pre—Twentieth Century.
- The Internet Classics Archive
This collection at MIT contains works mainly by Greek and Roman writers, plus a few famous Chinese and Persian authors as well.
- Electronic Text Center
This collection, at the University of Virginia, has several thousand texts by various authors.
- Electronic Books at Wiretap
A good collection of e-texts on a pre-World Wide Web Gopher Menu!
- The Internet Public Library
This great collection gives you access to more than 7,000 online texts. Search by keyword, author or Dewey Decimal Number.
- Voice of the Shuttle
Has a huge list of links for Englishand non-English language literature as well as other humanities links.
Language and Literature
- Linguistics and Human Languages (Yahoo)
Great set of links. Includes Etymology.
- The Linguistic Society of America.
Movie Information and Reviews
- Review Query Engine
Find dozens of Reviews for thousands of films.
- All Movie
This database has details on films, and good biographies on actors and directors.
- Internet Movie database (IMDb)
Includes production credits and trivia.
- Guide to Grammar and Writing
Use these resources to improve your writing skills and help with grammar problems.
- TMCC Tutoring and Learning Center
- The Everyday Writer
This rich website has information on documenting (citing) your sources, lots of sample essays and tips to correct common writing errors
- The OWL — Online Writing Lab, Purdue University
- Writing Argumentative Essays
See Also: TMCC's English department.
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