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What Are These Sources?
The sources included here provide the full text of literary works or direct you to book anthologies that include the full works.
Streaming video of more than 250 of the world's most important plays in definitive performances by leading actors and directors. Also includes documentary video related to drama and theater, playwrights, and acting. (WOU subscription)
Still shot from the 1984 film version of Sophocles' Antigone
Literary Texts (Primary Sources)
Poetry and Short Story Reference Center
This full-text database provides a large of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques.
Readers Guide Retrospective
Useful for finding short stories and poems published between 1890-1982 in popular magazines such as The New Yorker, Colliers, Harper's, and The Saturday Evening Post.
The Digital Book Index
A search engine for online books from over 1,800 sites-- major eBook sites, university libraries, and small organizations with special collections.
Online Books Page
The Online Books Page is a website hosted by the University of Pennsylvania that facilitates access to books that are freely readable on the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all. Major parts of the site include: An index listing of thousands of freely available online books, pointers to significant directories and archives of online texts, special exhibits of particularly interesting classes of online books.
More focused sites of primary sources
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