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Prelims Paper 1: Introduction to English Language and Literature: Primary Texts Online

Subjects: English

Early English Books Online (EEBO)

 

EEBO contains the page images of over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard and Redgrave's Short Title Catalogue (1475 - 1640), and Wing's Short Title Catalogue (1641 - 1700), of which 44,000 are now fully searchable as a result of the EEBO Text Creation Partnership.

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Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

ECCO provides fully searchable full text access to nearly 180,000 English-language titles and editions published between 1701 and 1800. There are also links from the bibliographic records on OLIS.

You can conduct a basic search of ECCO from here:

 

 

For more advanced searching and to use the full range of options available, we recommended you access ECCO via OxLIP+

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Women's Writing

Orlando provides a rich resource of women's writing from the British Isles, including author's lives, contextual materials and bibliographies.

Search Orlando via OxLip+.

British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries is made up of over 100,000 pages of diary entries and letters documenting the experiences of over 500 women.

North American Women's Letters and Diaries brings together 150,000 pages of diaries and letters.

Search for these databases and more collections on OxLip+

LION (Literature Online)

LION provides access to the full text of more than 350,000 British and American original works (as well as links to useful background material) and critical works such as journal articles and citations.

LION is available through OxLIP+: http://oxlip-plus.bodleian.ox.ac.uk

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Past Masters

Past Masters is a collection of full-text humanities works in scholarly editions. It contains the works and/or correspondence of many major literary authors, philosophers and other intellectuals as well as collections of correspondence by period.

Past Masters is available via OxLIP+.

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Empire Online

Empire Online is a collection of original documents relating to Empire Studies, sourced from libraries and archives around the world. The documents are grouped into five sections: Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969; Empire Writing and the Literature of Empire; the Visible Empire; Religion & Empire; Race, Class, Imperialism and Colonialism, 1607-2007.


Empire Online is available via OxLIP+.