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0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z [show all]
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history.paratext.com
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General and Reference Works; British and Commonwealth History; Language; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies; American Literary Studies; News; Government Information: United States
Summary:
Indexes nineteenth century literature, including newspapers, periodicals, books, and government publications.
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infoweb.newsbank.com
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News; American History; American Literary Studies
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African American Periodicals, 1825-1995 features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans.
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collections.chadwyck.com
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American Literary Studies; Race and Ethnicity
Summary:
"The early history of African American poetry, from the first recorded poem by an African American (Lucy Terry Prince's 'Bars Fight', c.1746) to the major poets of the nineteenth century, including Paul Laurence Dunbar and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper."
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infoweb.newsbank.com
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American History; American Literary Studies; Race and Ethnicity
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"Created from the Library Company of Philadelphia's acclaimed Afro-Americana Collection - an accumulation that begain with Benjamin Franklin and steadily increased throughout its entire history - this unique online resource provides researchers with more than 12,000 printed works. These essential books, pamphlets and broadsides, including many lesser-known imprints, hold an unparalleled record of African American history, literature and culture. This collection spans nearly 400 years, from the early 16th to the early 20th century. Critically important subjects covered include the West's discovery and exploitation of Africa; the rise of slavery in the New World along with the growth and success of abolitionist movements; the development of racial thought, including political protest and resistance to racism; descriptions of African American life -- slave and free -- throughout the Americans; and slavery and race in fiction and drama. Also featured are printed works of African American individuals and organizations."
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search.ebscohost.com
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American History; American Literary Studies; News
Summary:
Index and full text of historical American periodicals held by the American Antiquarian Society. The completed collection will cover a wide range of topics including agriculture, entertainment, history, literary criticism, politics, as well as other aspects of American society from the seventeenth through the late nineteenth century.
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collections.chadwyck.com
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American Literary Studies
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When complete, the database will contain more than 2,000 plays by American dramatists that chronicle the history and culture of America through dramatic writings from 1714 to present. Currently American Drama contains more than 700 plays from over 300 dramatists.
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www.comp-index.com
Subjects:
American History; American Literary Studies; News
Summary:
Indexes the University Microfilms American periodicals series.
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search.proquest.com
Subjects:
American Literary Studies; American History
Summary:
American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries is a full-text electronic resource containing full-color scans of original print documents archived at the Center for Research Libraries (CRL). The collection spans the nineteenth century through the dawn of the twentieth century, containing labor, trade, literary, scientific, and photographic periodicals, as well as other historically-significant titles. The resource provides enhanced access to full runs of hundreds of periodicals, resulting in a tool which is vital both to the research process and classroom experience.
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search.proquest.com
Subjects:
American History; American Literary Studies; News
Summary:
Includes over 1,000 periodicals and 7,000,000 pages of full text periodicals covering the years 1740-1900.
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collections.chadwyck.com
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American Literary Studies
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Over 40,000 poems by more than 200 American poets from the Colonial Period to the early twentieth century.
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collections.chadwyck.com
Subjects:
Language; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies; American Literary Studies; Linguistics; General and Reference Works
Summary:
Lists English-language articles, books, doctoral dissertations and reviews published anywhere in the world pertaining to bibliography, English language, traditional culture and English Literature. Covers English, American and Commonwealth writers.
At the Library:
Green Library » HAS-DIGIT (Lane Room) (non-circulating) » Z2011 .M693 ... in-library use only
Green Library » HAS-DIGIT (Lane Room) (non-circulating) » Z2011 .M693 QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE in-library use only
Green Library » HAS-DIGIT (Lane Room) (non-circulating) » Z2011 .M693 U ... in-library use only
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solomon.aadr.alexanderstreet.com
Subjects:
Language; American Literary Studies; American History; Race and Ethnicity
Summary:
"When complete, the collection will include more than 250 plays, of which some 50% have never been published before. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays." -- home page
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collections.chadwyck.com
Subjects:
American Literary Studies; General and Reference Works
Summary:
This ninth and final volume of an analytical bibliography of pre-20th-century American literature, contains information on the works of 14 authors, including prominent figures such as Walt Whitman and less well-known literary figures, as well as bibliographical studies of five US women writers.
Author/Creator:
Blanck, Jacob, 1906-1974.
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Special Collections » Reference (non-circulating) » Z1225 .B5 must be paged/requested for in-library use only
Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » Z1225 .B55 ... in-library use only
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lit.alexanderstreet.com
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American Literary Studies; African Studies
Summary:
The database Black short fiction and folklore includes short stories and folktales, from oral traditions to contemporary tales of modern life, as well as complete runs of selected literary magazines from Africa and the African Diaspora.
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c19index.chadwyck.com
Subjects:
British and Commonwealth History; American History; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies; American Literary Studies
Summary:
C19 indexes publications of the Anglo-American World, 1790-1919. Collections expand with each release of the database. You may search the entire index and thus all the resources contained within it, or limit your search to one of the individual resources included in the database.
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cali.alexanderstreet.com
Subjects:
American Literary Studies; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies; French and Italian Studies; Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
Summary:
Caribbean Literature is a searchable collection of poetry and fiction produced in the region during the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the titles selected are numerous rare and hard-to-find works written in English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and various Creole languages. Future releases will also feature journals, reference works, and interviews with key writers. New content is uploaded on a biweekly basis, giving users immediate access to a steadily growing treasury of classic, rare, and contemporary literature. The database currently has over 7,000 pages.
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search.ebscohost.com
Subjects:
American History; Sociology; Art, Architecture and Design; Language; American Literary Studies; Race and Ethnicity; Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
Summary:
Portions of the database were published and sold separately as the Chicano periodical index; the Chicano index; Arte Chicano; the Chicano anthology index; and the Chicana studies index. Beginning with Version 3.5, the coverage of the Chicano database on CD-ROM expanded to includes bibliographic information on Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Central American refugees as well as persons of Mexican heritage. Citations begin in mid-1960s and index terms are from the Chicano thesarus and are built into the system.
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Green Library » InfoCenter (non-circulating) » E184 .M5 C43 in-library use only
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rotunda.upress.virginia.edu
Subjects:
American Literary Studies; Race and Ethnicity
Summary:
The first African American novel, Clotel was published when its author was still legally a slave. This digital edition presents, for the first time together, the full extant texts of the novel's four versions, published between 1853 and 1867. Imaged and coded, the fully searchable texts may be read individually or in parallel and are accompanied by generous biographical, critical, and historical commentary as well as line-by-line annotations and textual collation.
Author/Creator:
Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884.
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www.columbiagrangers.org
Subjects:
Language; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies; American Literary Studies
Summary:
Contains the complete text of 8,500 poems in English, 3,000 quotations from 1,500 additional great poems, indexing for 550 anthologies with full descriptions and evaluations of 400 essential anthologies, and anthology locations for 90,000 poems by 15,000 poets.
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search.alexanderstreet.com
Subjects:
British and Commonwealth Literary Studies; American Literary Studies
Summary:
Dance in Video: Volume I contains five hundred hours of dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance.

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