Databases by Subject: American Literature
Database of citations to books, journal articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays published anywhere in the world from 1920 onwards.
Find citations to American literature from the 18th and 19th centuries, especially including works of American literary writers from the time of the Revolution to 1930.
Access more than 250,000 poems in full text and 450,000 citations. The poems in full text are the most widely-read in the English language, as well as in Spanish, French, German, and Italian.
Find full text articles from journals, books and other published sources covering all aspects of the humanities, 1909 to present.
Find citations to articles, books, reviews, catalogues, and conference proceedings about the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Includes links to full text.
Find full text entries in the Gale Literature Criticism series.
Full-text of biographies, bibliographies, and literary criticism of authors from all time periods covering novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers from antiquity-present.
Find journal articles, books and dissertations published worldwide from the 1920s on literature, language and linguistics.
Find references to periodicals, newspapers, books, patents, image archives, and government documents covering all subjects of interest published in the United States and Britain in the 19th century.
Find complete French language texts spanning from the 12th through the 20th centuries. ARTFL-FRANTEXT is the main ARTFL Database which is only available to the UA community. There are other collections that are open to the public.
Full text African and African-Diaspora short stories, folktales, and selected literary magazines.
Explore a comprehensive online index of book reviews from thousands of publications.
Cambridge Collections Online includes 400 PDF volumes of the print Cambridge Companions series in the areas of literature, classics, philosophy, religion, and culture.
Find essays and miscellaneous works found in books published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada from 1985 to present.
Find works on English and American poetry, drama and prose, full-text literature journal articles, and other key criticism and reference resources.
Find plays, articles, photographs, and interviews related to American Indian, First Nation, and Pacific Islanders playwrights of the 20th century.
Find plays, playbills, production photos, and other materials related to women playwrights, from colonial era to present day.
Find texts by women writers, 1400-1850.
Find full text 19th century American fiction based on Lyle H. Wright's bibliography, American Fiction 1851–1875.