Links Listed by Category: World and Comparative Literature

Chinese Cultural Studies: Texts, Brooklyn College

A wide selection of translated Chinese texts from various sources presented by Brooklyn College . Includes a large number of Confucian, Daoist, and Buddhist works. Other primary and secondary sources for Chinese culture are also listed.

Dr. Fidel Fajardo-Acosta’s World Literature Website, Creighton University

Dr. Fajardo-Acosta’s world literature website includes literature from all over the world. The site is searchable by author. Each author is accompanied by biographical information, main characteristics of his or her work, and study questions. The actual texts are not available on the site, but Dr. Fajardo-Acosta includes links to other sites.

EDSITEment, National Endowment for the Humanities

This site offers recommended links and thousands of detailed lesson plans in all disciplines. The plans are divided into the main categories of Art & Culture, Literature & Language Arts, Foreign Language, and History & Social Studies. Within each category, they are further divided by region, topic, grade level, etc.

Eldritch Press

Features links to free, online books. See the World Literature section for works by Lu Xun, Soseki, Tagore, and others.

Electronic Books, University of Texas Libraries

Features lists of resources for online books.

Indian Literature Resources Page, Creighton University

Features lists of web, print, and audiovisual resources for Indian literature.

Japanese Literature: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources

An annotated directory of Internet resources dealing with Japanese literature.

Japanese Literature in Translation, Japan Foundation

Online database of Japanese literature available in English translation.

Literary Resources — Other National Literatures, by Jack Lynch, Rutgers University-Newark

Lists of online resources organized by language.

Modern Chinese Literature and Culture Resource Center (MCLC), Ohio State University

Maintained by Kirk A. Denton at Ohio State University , the MCLC Resource Center website includes articles, images, and bibliographies of English-language sources on modern Chinese literature, film, art, and culture. This site also maintains a mailing list that facilitates discussion about the culture of twentieth and twenty-first century China.

Norton Anthology of World Literature

The companion website to the Norton Anthology of World Literature. Features timelines, maps, instructor resources, and thematic units (see “Discovery Modules") for teaching texts featured in the anthology.

Voice of the Shuttle, University of California , Santa Barbara

Online resources for teaching world literature (searchable by country) and the humanities.

World Literature on the Web

Features writer, genre, and country indexes to world literature web resources. This site can be useful for teaching sacred texts.

World Literature Online, Bedford/St. Martin’s

A web accompaniment to the Bedford Anthology of World Literature. The timelines, map, and author links are especially helpful.

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