19th Century Literature Resources (all)

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Articles (from journals)

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Full text journals, magazines, and specialty newspapers that portray British life in the Victorian Age.  Subscription includes Series 1: New Readerships and Series 2: Empire. [more info]
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Digitized page images from American magazines and journals of all types. Titles range from some of the first American magazines to America's first scientific journal. [more info]
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Articles (from magazines)

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Full text journals, magazines, and specialty newspapers that portray British life in the Victorian Age.  Subscription includes Series 1: New Readerships and Series 2: Empire. [more info]
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Search or browse the 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers19th Century British Newspapers, 19th Century US Newspapers, 19th Century UK Periodicals, Times Digital Archive, and the Times Literary Supplement at once. [more info]
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Books / Book Chapters

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A cluster of collections reflecting the history of the United States through its congressional publications... [more info]
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The Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) provides historical data on the British Isles from 55BC to present.  Secondary sources only. [more info]
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Drama

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A cluster of collections reflecting the history of the United States through its congressional publications... [more info]
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Asian American Drama (Alexander Street Press) (Cancelled)
This resource has been cancelled, effective 4/1/2015. Collection of Asian American plays with biographical, production and theatrical information. [more info]
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Letters & Diaries

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Primary source database of more than 400 sources of diaries, letters and memoirs. [more info]
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Primary source database offering women's diaries and letters... [more info]
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News Articles

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Cover-to-cover digital facsimiles of 1,000 historic newspapers from every state. [more info]
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A cluster of collections reflecting the history of the United States through its congressional publications... [more info]
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Poetry

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Includes the full text of almost 3,000 poems written between 1760 and 1900... [more info]
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Includes 40,356 poems by 209 poets, along with six landmark anthologies of American poetry... [more info]
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Primary Sources

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Full text journals, magazines, and specialty newspapers that portray British life in the Victorian Age.  Subscription includes Series 1: New Readerships and Series 2: Empire. [more info]
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Collection of over 500 US newspapers from the 19th Century.  Includes approximately 1.7 million pages of primary source newspaper content from both rural and urban titles.  Illustrated papers also included. [more info]
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Reference Information

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Cambridge Histories Online provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
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Websites

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Provides transcripts of works written by 19th century British women writers. Includes anthologies, novels, political pamphlets, religious tracts, children's books, and volumes of poetry and verse drama. [more info]
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Provides electronic access to over 2,800 volumes of 19th century American fiction. Works may be viewed as either rekeyed text or page images. [more info]
 
 

Contact the 19th Century Literature Librarian:

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JMU Libraries resource
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VIVA resource
Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia
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Open Access/Free Resource