Arts & Literature

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A collection of e-books from the E-Read Texas Unlimited Collection, including popular non-fiction such as travel, nutrition and health, and gardening, along with adult and young adult fiction. Accessible anywhere in Texas.
Book Connections
Resources about children's and young adult books from TeachingBooks, including exclusive Meet-the-Author movies and recordings, book trailers, and Reader’s Advisory to help you choose the right book.
Book Review Digest Plus
An essential library tool providing access to book reviews on a wide range of topics from a variety of sources, including newspapers, review journals and popular magazines.
Essay & General Literature Index
An index of essays from more than 9,000 anthologies published in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain since 1985, with coverage spanning the entire range of humanities and social sciences.
Humanities Full-text
A resource that provides full text of notable scholarly resources as well as specialized magazines covering art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion and more.
Literary Reference Center
A rich collection of full text covering thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames.
Play Index
An index of classic and historical plays, along with the works of contemporary playwrights.
Serials Directory
The most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information and current pricing structures for popular serials.
Short Story Index
An essential index for readers seeking short stories by author or genre and those researching a literary figure or body of work.
Bring to life children's and YA books with video trailers, author interviews, discussion questions, and much more. Great for book clubs, choosing books, and homework help!
Twentieth-Century American Poetry
This unparalleled collection includes some 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song.
Twentieth-Century English Poetry
A collection of more than 600 volumes of poetry by 283 poets from 1900 to the present day, including W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy, Wilfred Owen, Thom Gunn, Fleur Adcock, Paul Muldoon, Tony Harrison, Benjamin Zephaniah and Carol Ann Duffy, and incorporating the poets in The Faber Poetry Library.