English-Speaking Cultures – Literatures in English

Study materials – Link Collection

Compendium publications, academic writing

Literary studies

  • John Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism [http://litguide.press.jhu.edu/]
  • World Book Club [http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/specials/133_wbc_archive_new/index.shtml] – as part of the BBC World Service has been uniting millions of readers from all corners of the globe every month for more than five years. Listeners send questions to an internationally acclaimed author about one of their particularly well-loved books. Past guests have included Salman Rushdie (Midnight’s Children), Vikram Seth (A Suitable Boy), Isabelle Allende (A House of Spirits), Amy Tan (The Joy Luck Club), Doris Lessing (The Grass is Singing), VS Naipaul (A House for Mr Biswas), Michael Ondaatje (The English Patient), Ian McEwan (Atonement), and Umberto Eco (The Name of the Rose). The programme takes the form of a discussion chaired by the highly regarded Harriett Gilbert.
  • Online Literature Library [http://www.literature.org/authors/] (Dickens, Twain oder Voltaire) – Classics at the Online Literature Library
  • Canadian Literature Centre [http://www.abclc.ca/literature-online/]
  • Prof. Brycchan Carey, Kingston University, UK – "Slavery and Abolition" [http://www.brycchancarey.com/slavery/index.htm]
  • Library of congress – American studies, Black studies, and Gender studies [http://www.loc.gov/index.html]
    • American History
    • Arts & Culture
    • Government, Politics & Law
    • Maps & Geography
    • News & Journalism
    • Religion & Philosophy
    • Science, Technology & Business
    • Sports & Leisure
    • World History & Cultures

Media studies