On-line resources

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This is a bibliography page, concerning a work to which reference is made elsewhere in this guide.


Several resources that are available on line have been used in the research for AWE. These are listed here for the potential convenience of readers.

  • OED has been regularly consulted on-line, as has the
    • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. The same publisher (OUP) makes the
    • Oxford Reference online: premium collection available, which is described as providing "searchable access to over 130 quick reference and language dictionaries published by Oxford University Press. In-depth scholarly articles are also available via the Oxford Companion Series. The collection includes the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and the World Encyclopedia." (These three have been accessed through Hull University's Athens' licensing, which is gratefully acknowledged.)
  • Johnson's Dictionary has been consulted through an on-line facsimile of the first edition at The Making of the Modern World, Gale 2008. Gale, Cengage Learning. University of Hull. [[<http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/MOME?af=RN&ae=U3609812385&srchtp=a&ste=14>]].
  • The Authorised Version of the Bible has been consulted in an on-line form at the University of Virginia's e-text center at [[1]] (last accessed June 2008).
  • The Complete Works of William Shakespeare have been consulted on line at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology website, at [[2]].
  • Project Gutenberg is a collaborative enterprise aiming to make all out-of-copyright books available on line. Its Online Book Catalog Overview is available at [[3]]. This will also encourage you to volunteer to help with the project; it currently (June 2008) claims over 25,000 e-books, but could have many more.
  • Renascence Editions: an online repository of works printed in English between the years 1477 and 1799 is at the University of Oregon, [[4]] (last accessed June 2008).
  • Representative Poetry Online is a web-based collection of poetry at the University of Toronto's website, [[5]] (last accessed June 2008).
  • The Forest of Rhetoric [or] silva rhetoricae [the Latin name) by Dr. Gideon Burton of Brigham Young University, "a guide to the terms of classical and renaissance rhetoric", updated regularly, at [[6]], (last accessed May 2008).