Online Resources

Archetypes in World Literature*
A course in World Literature, where each of 8 units couples a Great Work with a twentieth-century text to illustrate the endurance and transformations of seminal archetypes

The Dante Project at Darthmouth*
The project’s database combines computer technology with more than 600 years of commentary tradition on Dante Alighieri’s major poem, the Divina Commedia

The ILTweb Digital Dante Project at Columbia*
A long-term effort of the Institute for Learning Technologies at Columbia University to prototype and develop an online, multimedia Dante-related academic resource combining traditional elements of scholarly research with new communication and presentation possibilities enabled by networked digital technology

Renaissance Dante in print
An exhibition presenting Renaissance editions of Dante’s Divine Comedy from the John A. Zahm Dante Collection at the University of Notre Dame, together with selected treasures from The Newberry Library

The Decameron Web
Through a creative use of technology, the project provides the reader with an easily accessible and flexible yet well-structured wealth of information on the literary, historical and cultural context of the Decameron

Directory of Scholarly and Professional E-Conferences*
Interactive database of scholarly and professional e-conferences

Electronic Literary Journal Projects
German literature magazines, literature projects on the Internet and more (in German)

A Selective Reference Guide for French Studies
Useful page with a self-explaining title at Stanford University

Labyrinth Scholarly Publications
A list of on-line journals and reviews useful for medieval studies

Library of Congress
Extensive databases

Literary Resources on the Net
A collection of links to sites on the Internet dealing especially with English and American literature, limited mostly to collections of information useful to academics

A peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal affiliated with the Literature Program of Duke University

Project Muse at the Johns Hopkins University
The academic community’s primary electronic resource. Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and many others

Revues électroniques
Revues électroniques traitant du monde antique (In French)

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet
An annotated guide to the scholarly Shakespeare resources on the Internet

The Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities*
Database of online texts at Rutgers

The Perseus Project
The Perseus Project is an evolving digital library of resources for the study of the ancient world and beyond

The Voice of the Shuttle
The mission of the project has been to provide a structured and briefly annotated guide to online resources that at once respects the established humanities disciplines in their professional organization and points toward the transformation of those disciplines as they interact with the sciences and social sciences and with new digital media

*U. Penn’s list of electronic journals on literature Yearbook of Comparative and General Literature
Dedicated to the publication of theoretically informed research in literary studies with a comparative, intercultural, or interdisciplinary emphasis