The exhibition illuminates the life of early 20th-century British novelist and poet Mary Webb, whose lyrical writing focuses on her native Shropshire. On display are literary manuscripts, personal letters, and published editions originally owned by Webb and her associates, which now make up the private collection of bibliophile Mary Crawford.
British and Commonwealth Literary Studies
Acquired through the Charlotte A. Felton Fund.
Robert Creeley poetry manuscript notebooks (4) covering the years 1977-1993 (with several gaps). In total there are more than 350 manuscript pages in holograph (presumably first drafts) many of which reveal revisions and corrections. Also included are various inserts including manuscripts, drafts, photographs, notes, mementos, and so forth.
Acquired through the Doris H. Linder Fund and the Prothro Fund.
This collection documents in compelling detail the social and cultural forces that shaped the everyday lives of Americans from 1800 to 1920.
- Fully-searchable access to 75 rare periodicals ranging from Echoes of the South (Florida) and the Household Magazine (North Carolina) to Lucifer the Lightbearer (Chicago), The Heathen Woman's Friend (Boston) and Women's Work (Georgia).
- A rich collection of rare pamphlets.
Provincial Poetry 1789-1839: British Verse Printed in the Provinces: The Romantic Background, Second Supplement
Acquired through the Charlotte A. Felton Book Fund and the Kline-Roethke Fund.
Acquired through the Charlotte A. Felton Fund, the Opportunity Fund and the Stanford University Bookstore Fund.
Contains performances of the world's leading plays and film documentaries on the subject of theater in streaming video. Some plays presented in multiple productions exemplifying various interpretations of the text, and technical and cultural differences among the presentations. Stage work of directors and actors are cross-searchable and available for side-by-side comparison. Interviews with directors, designers, writers, and actors, along with excerpts of live performances, provide illustration of the development of texts and the productions
British Periodicals provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images
Provides access to biographical essays focusing on all genres and time periods of American and British literature and selected other literatures. Essays discuss the lives and careers of authors and summarize critical responses to their work
C19 indexes publications of the Anglo-American World, 1790-1919. Collections expand with each release of the database. You may search the entire index and thus all the resources contained within it, or limit your search to one of the individual resources included in the database Resources accessible using only C19 interface: Archives USA. -- Resources accessed directly or via the C19 interface: American periodicals series online --