English Language Arts


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…

The Complete Works of Shakespeare (from MIT) Index to and literary information about Shakespeare. Plus free online plays.

From the Academy of American Poets Poets and poetry

Famous Poets This site provides a list of famous poets, their bios, and their poems.

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

Essay Builder

Writer’s Web (University of Richmond)

Write It!

Punctuation Guide (National Punctuation Day)

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant

Grammar Bytes

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)

Shakespeare’s Sonnets

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