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Complete Works of William Shakespeare, The 
Shakespeare's plays and poetry.
First World War Poetry Digital Archive
"The First World War Poetry Digital Archive is an online repository of over 7000 items of text, images, audio, and video for teaching, learning, and research."
Middle English Collection - University of Virginia
Middle English texts in electronic format.  Includes the full-text of works by Chaucer, Dunbar, Gower, and others.
Middle English Compendium 
"The Middle English Compendium has been designed to offer easy access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, based on the MED bibliographies, and a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse, as well as links to an associated network of electronic resources."
Online Medieval and Classical Library
"The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL) is a collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization."
Renascence Editions 
An Online Repository of Works Printed in English Between the Years 1477 and 1799. 
Understanding Shakespeare (JSTOR) 
Enables students to pick a Shakespeare play, click on a line, and easily link to articles on JSTOR that reference the text.
VoS: Voice of the Shuttle 
A meta guide to websites of use to the scholarly community in the arts, humanities and social sciences. "VoS emphasizes both primary and secondary (or theoretical) resources."
Walt Whitman Archive 
The Walt Whitman Archive is an electronic research and teaching tool that sets out to make Whitman's vast work, for the first time, easily and conveniently accessible to scholars, students, and general readers.


American Dialect Society 
"The American Dialect Society is dedicated to the study of the English language in North America, and of other languages, or dialects of other languages, influencing it or influenced by it."
Modern Language Association 
"Founded in 1883, the Modern Language Association of America provides opportunities for its members to share their scholarly findings and teaching experiences with colleagues and to discuss trends in the academy."
National Council of Teachers of English 
"The National Council of Teachers of English is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education." Professional Publications:  Language Arts; School Talk; Talking Points; Voices from the MIddle; Classroom Notes Plus; English Journal; English Leadership Quarterly