General Information about the Decades
Virtual Library European University Institute in Italy This database covers many of the topics. It provides information separated into decades.
Shakespeare and others…
Palomar Community College
The Complete Works of Shakespeare (from MIT) Index to and literary information about Shakespeare. Plus free online plays.
The Author Page from the Internet Public Library Young adult author biographies with links to additional biographical information
All Readers Find a book by author, title, subject, or review
From the Academy of American Poets Poets and poetry
Famous Poets This site provides a list of famous poets, their bios, and their poems.
Bartleby’s Books (both fiction and nonfiction) online
Encyclopedia Mythica An award-winning Internet encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion
Absolute Shakespeare A resource for William Shakespeare’s plays, sonnets, poems, quotes, biography and the legendary Globe Theatre.
Project Gutenberg Read books online with free downloads
Grammar and Writing
Illinois Writers Workshop
Writer’s Web (University of Richmond)
Punctuation Guide (National Punctuation Day)
Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
A+ Research and Writing
Interactive Guide to Grammar (University of Calgary, Canada)
The Visual Thesaurus
GraphWords – Graphing Thesaurus
Glossary of Poetic Terms
More Shakespeare Resources
A Guide to the Complete Works of Shakespeare
Encyclopedia Britannica’s Guide to Shakespeare
Internet Shakespeare Editions
In Search of Shakespeare (PBS)
Of Mice and Men Resources
The Depression Era Photographs of Dorothea Lange
America from the Great Depression through WWII (America's Library)
The Migrant Experience (Library of Congress)
America in the 1930s