The American Literature Archive
Samuel Clemens the Trey Parker of the 19th Century?
A copy of Mark Twains "Date
AS IT WAS BY THE SOCIAL FIRESIDE, IN THE TIME OF THE TUDORS"
with slightly modernized spelling. Written during the same summer
(1876) that Twain began Huck Finn, this rarely printed,
x-rated piece makes you wonder why people get so upset about
the Other Half Lives.
This hypertext edition of Jacob Riis's How the Other Half
Lives: Studies among the Tenements of New York reproduces
the full text and all the illustrations from the original print
edition of this book, first published in 1890 by Charles Scribner's
- from The
A section from Bunyan's 1678 allegory, in which Christian is
taught how to read by The Interpreter.
and the Individual Talent.
Eliot's classic 1920 essay, available at Project Bartleby.
Waste Land. Fear in
a handful of dirt. Shantih. Shantih. Shantih.
copy of "The
Wonderful Tar Baby Story" and
"How Br'er Rabbit Was Too Smart For Br'er Fox," with
pictures of Joel Chandler Harris and Uncle Remus; from a student
project on Uncle Remus
at UVa. Also, copies of an
Toni Morrison, and a link to
good student essay on
site dedicated to Morrison.
to Find Works On Line:
of Primary Texts. From
the American Studies Program, University of Virginia. Slow to
download, but worth the wait.
Text Center - Univ. of Virginia.
The Electronic Text Center's holdings include approximately
40,000 on- and off-line humanities texts in twelve languages,
with more than 19,000 related images (book illustrations, covers,
manuscripts, newspaper pages, museum objects, etc.).
of America (MOA) is
a digital library of primary sources in American social history
from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection
is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology,
American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
The collection contains approximately 1,600 books and 50,000
journal articles with 19th century imprints. The project represents
a major collaborative endeavor in preservation and electronic
access to historical texts.
as "a national digital library in the public interest,"
the Project Bartleby Archive contains selected texts by several
authors in a form that is both searchable and close to the original
typeface. At Columbia University.
"Fine Literature Digitally Re-Published," this site
aims to make every book ever printed available online. Democratic
and popular; not authoritative.
me to let me know if any links are broken.