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General Fairy Tale and Children's Literature Links
Children's Literature: The (online) Encyclopedia Britannica's entry on Children's Literature.
Children's Literature Web Guide: This site has links to pages devoted to authors of modern literature as well as "classics," and also explores issues of interest to those choosing books for children to read.
Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Complete 1894 text, great for source study
Faerie Lore and Literature: This site explores the literary and mythical sources of some fairy tales, and includes dictionary of Faeries. It focuses on folklore and faeries, not so much the traditional fairy tales we're studying.
Fairy Tales: Origins and Evolution: Explores just what it says it will.
Here's a brief essay that discusses Realism and Sentimentality in Victorian Fairy Tale Illustrations, and another that explores The Fantastic in Victorian Fairy Tale Illustrations.
There's an exhibit on Victorian Fairy Painting at the Frick Gallery in New York, through January of 1999. Here's some information about it.
This is an interesting web
exhibit on children's literature, put together
by the University of South Carolina's Library of Rare Books and
Yahoo! Guide: Here's a direct link to Yahoo's page of children's literature links.
Critical Reading: A Guide: a site designed by Professor John Lye of Brock University to help his students learn how to analyze literature.
The Elements of Style.: Written by William Strunk in 1918, this style guide is still used in composition classes today. This site includes the full text of the book, though this link takes you only to the table of contents.
Glossary of Literary Terms: This site discusses (in great depth) terms used in crtiticism of literature.
Writing Center Home page for Princeton's Writing Center, which explains the purpose of the center and discusses how the Writing Center can help you. Check out the Writing Center Hand-outs: tips sheets discussing some common writing problems and how to avoid them.
General Reference Sites
Timeline of Critical Paradigms : This is a brief summary of the different schools of critical thought that have been discussed in some of the precepts. It has links to much more detailed descriptions and discussions of those critical schools for any who are interested. If you want even more detail about some (but not all) of these critical terms and ideas, Modern Critical Thought is the index to a set of lecture notes from a course taught by Mary Klages at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1997. This Undergraduate Introduction to Critical Theory, put together by Dino Felluga at Purdue, has some useful summaries of different kinds of criticism, and applies it to some of Spenser's sonnets, as well.
The MLA Bibliography: a searchable index of literary journal articles written since 1963.
OED: The search engine for the Oxford English Dictionary, which provides etymologies of words and discusses their usage throughout history.
Princeton University Library
Webster's Unabridged Dictionary:
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Icon Bazaar: has lots of icons and other images, both animated and still.
Iconz: like icon bazaar, a site for icons and images.