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Oxford’s Very Short Introduction Series Now Online

Very Short Introduction volumes in the arts, humanities, and social sciences are now accessible online to the Cornell Community. Launched in 1995 by Oxford University Press, Very Short Introductions offer concise overviews of a diverse range of subjects from classical mythology to consciousness, aesthetics to ancient warfare, American immigration to Islamic history. The collection includes […]

Cambridge Companion to Literature and Disability

The Library has just acquired online access to The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Disability, which addresses a new and rapidly growing area of interest within the spheres of literary and cultural criticism. Signed essays cover a wide range of impairments — including cognitive difference, neurobehavioral conditions, and mental and chronic illnesses — relative to […]

New Oxford Shakespeare Online

The New Oxford Shakespeare Online, which encompasses the content of all three printed volumes — the modern critical edition (complete works in modern spelling), the critical reference edition (complete works in original spelling), and the authorship companion — is now available to the Cornell community.  In addition to the texts of Shakespeare’s plays and verse, […]

Rotunda Digital Literary Editions

The Library now offers access to all the critical digital editions available in the University of Virginia’s Rotunda Literature and Culture collection, including: The Digital Temple: a documentary edition of George Herbert’s English verse. Emily Dickinson’s Correspondences: a born-digital textual inquiry Clotel by William Wells Brown: an electronic scholarly edition Typee by Herman Melville: a […]



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