This book podcast is like Radiolab for books, studying different aspects of books, reading, and language. Past episodes have focused on the 2018 Nobel crisis in literature, Agatha Christie’s mysterious disappearance, and how Shakespeare was saved.
Hosted by Jacke Wilson, an amateur scholar with a lifelong passion for literature, THE HISTORY OF LITERATURE takes a fresh look at some of the most compelling examples of creative genius the world has ever known.
The Librarian Is In is the New York Public Library's podcast about books, culture, and what to read next. Every week, Gwen Glazer and Frank Collerius discuss the books they're reading, pop culture and the literary zeitgeist, and the world of libraries—and welcome special guests.
Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy children’s books: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
An audio odyssey behind the scenes at the world's most legendary literary magazine. A phantasmagoric blend of stories, archival tape, and interviews with the likes of James Baldwin, Ernest Hemingway, and Dorothy Parker.
The American Writers Museum strives to: Educate the public about American writers – past and present; Engage visitors to the Museum in exploring the many exciting worlds created by the spoken and written word; Enrich and deepen appreciation for good writing in all its forms; Motivate visitors to discover, or rediscover, a love of reading and writing; Inspire the young writers of tomorrow.
The Long Eighteenth has been created as a response to a desire expressed by several members of the listserv C18-L for a weblog community for the discussion of eighteenth-century scholarship and criticism across disciplinary and language boundaries.
Locating a novel, short story, or poem without knowing its title or author can be very difficult. This guide is intended to help readers identify a literary work when they know only its plot or subject, or other textual information such as a character's name, a line of poetry, or a unique word or phrase.
NINES (Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-Century Electronic Scholarship) is a scholarly organization devoted to forging links between the material archive of the nineteenth century and the digital research environment of the twenty-first.
From Columbia University, this site offers extensive resources related to topics in American literature.
Google can be helpful for your research. Here are some ways to make sure you're getting the best you can out of it:
Use Google Advanced Search: next to the search box, click on Advanced Search. Use AND, OR, and NOT.
Use Google Scholar: go up to the top of the Google page, and click on the link "more." Choose Scholar from the list. Google Scholar will bring you back scholarly journal articles; we have access to the ones with links on the right!
Use Google Books: in the same place you clicked for Scholar, try Books. Some books are available online, full-text, in PDF!
Use your skepticism: don't forget that Google is primarily a company that exists to make money. Try going to the second and third results pages.
Quotation Marks “” : Just like when searching in our databases you can use quotation marks to search for an exact set of words or name
“To infinity and beyond!”
Dashes - : Instead of the word “not” to remove a word from your search results google uses dashes before the word. Essentially you are subtracting the word from your search
Liberty - Justice
TILDE ~: You can use the tilde to include synonyms in your search
SITE:www.query.com: This allows you to search only with in a specific site or type of site
SITE:GOV -Searches through only .gov websites
SITE: www.sc4.edu -Searches through only SC4.edu
Two Periods .. : This allows you to look for things within a range
Fashion 1940..1945: This gives you results that have the word fashion in it and any date between 1940 and 1945