Search for monologues, arranged by those for men or women and sub-arranged by comedic, dramatic or classic.

Speech Topics
This site offers more than 2,500 ideas for speech topics. 

Featuring 48 authors, this online literature project concentrates mainly on poetry and includes works by Frost, Shakespeare, and Whitman, as well as poetry anthologies.
A site on To Kill an Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. The site was created by students for a ThinkQuest Project. Most useful for the study of the novel and the film.
An electronic text of Austen's poems, letters, excerpts from her novels and literary criticism.
Basic guide to writing an essay. Includes a sample basic essay and links to additional essay resource titles.
From resources at the University of Virginia, this site includes texts, manuscripts, reviews, articles, and images about the writings of Mark Twain.
Download over 30,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, iPhone, Kindle, Sony Reader or other portable device. 


Voice of the shuttle: Literature in English

Internet Public Library:  Online Literary Criticism Collection

Literary Resources on the Net 


Spark Notes
Study guides & Plot Summaries

Free Booknotes
A comprehensive guide to free plot summaries, study guides, and analysis for over 250 literary classics.

Book-A-Minute Classics
Just for Fun-Great works of literature summarized in a few sentences


500 Most Popular Lines from Shakespeare
Search for a Quote in "RhymeZone" 

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet
All things Shakespeare, including criticism, festivals, a timeline and more!

Shakespeare News
News and reviews 

Shakespeare Photographs
Collection of photographs from actual productions of Shakespeare's plays, especially  helpful for costuming ideas

Shakespearean Plays
Online catalog of Shakespeare’s plays arranged by tragedy, comedy, and history.