Mgr. et Mgr. Lucie Tomaňová
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Make sure to use the following resources via the university network or with remote access enabled.
An online version of a monolingual dictionary mapping the development of the English language.
A reviewed and regularly updated online encyclopaedia.
An extensive source of articles from academic journals covering topics in English language, American and world literature, and linguistics.
Articles from academic journals on linguistic topics, book reviews and essays.
Full texts of English and American literature, encyclopaedic information about authors and literary movements, handbooks and reviews.
Academic journals (over 2,000 titles), books and other primary sources.
You can also use the comprehensive Discovery search service, which searches a large part of the university’s purchased resources.
Current issues of journals and newspapers (3 months archive) from around the world, e.g. The Guardian or The Washington Post. Available also as a mobile app.
Online archive of London-based The Times, also captures the graphic design of newspapers and allows full text searches.
An archive of digital versions of the literary supplement to London-based The Times.
An archive of full-text resources in the field of language and linguistics, structured by focus, period or collection; partially freely available, it is possible to log in using a Masaryk University account.
University of Virginia Library catalogue, containing full texts of English literature with the possibility of searching by author or title.
Podcast series from the University of Oxford on topics ranging from language and linguistics to specific literary works by world-renowned authors.
Biografie a literární kritiky k autorům 19. a 20. století a jejich tvorbě.
Biographies and literary criticism of 19th and 20th century authors and their work.
The digital library offers free access to a range of textual and audiovisual materials, including approximately 28 million of books and texts.
Profiles of British and the most important living Commonwealth authors, which are composed of biographies, bibliographies, critical reviews and information about the awards received.
An overview of artistic directions on the British Library website; here you will find high-quality images, texts by experts, artists or journalists, as well as short documentaries or teaching resources.
The University of Oxford offers a collection of video, audio and text resources for selected authors and historical periods; together they can be searched in the Library tab.
A digital version of Shakespeare’s First Folio; is available in its original form of scanned images or as a text transcript in a downloadable PDF.
An archive of handwritten original texts and their digital transcription, three authors are included: Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and William Godwin.
A signpost with links for accessing e-books, texts, articles, information about authors, social and political history, and other topics related to the Victorian era.
An archive of Samuel Beckett's manuscripts that contains scanned manuscripts as well as a text transcript that allows full-text search. Licensed resource, outside the university network, use remote access.
A signpost for freely available resources on British literature.
A journal containing articles on early American life, American culture, and history.
A selection of American historical journals, monographs and war documents.
A non-profit organization providing free access to informative interviews and information about authors.
Freely available works in digital form from well-known and lesser-known American authors.
The initiative offers access to text, image and audio files related to South American culture, history and literature. DocSouth currently includes 16 thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artefacts, letters and songs.
A digital library of documents, primary texts, and literature related to US history and culture.
Signpost for freely available and licensed resources on American literature.
Electronic texts dealing with American studies; the site contains links to general and thematic pages, popular magazines and scholarly journals or series.
A resource guide on African American culture and history, provided by the BlackPast.org non-profit organization.
A resource guide on African American culture and history, provided by Columbia University.
This guide was created in cooperation with the Department of English and American Studies.
Materials were prepared by Júlia Činčuráková; the guide is maintained and updated by Mgr. et Mgr. Lucie Tomaňová.