Check out Literature Online!

Posted on 26 Feb 2019

Literature Online contains thousands of works of poetry, prose and drama from the 8th century to the present day, in English language. This is a unique assembly of primary works by the most influential and studied authors as well as lesser known literary figures, supported by up-to-date, fully searchable criticism, reference resources and full-text scholarly journals covering all aspects of literary studies.

The Literature Online platform offers a clean, simple advanced search page, with key search fields clearly visible at the top, and browse lists easily accessible.

Fast Facts

  • English literature research tool
  • Texts and Contextual Resources
  • Coverage from 8th century to present day

Subject Coverage

  • Poetry
  • Prose
  • Drama
  • Criticisms
  • Reference material
  • Essays
  • Biographies
  • Encyclopedia entries

Publication Types

  • Bibliographies
  • Full Text Academic Journals
  • KnowledgeNotes student guides
  • Poets on Screen
  • Reference Works
  • Shakespeare Audio Plays

Literature Online is currently on trial and available within SUSS premises only but will be accessible off-campus after the trial period.

To access Literature Online, go to Databases A-Z.