Languages and Literature

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A Companion to Digital Literary Studies; includes an Annotated Overview of Selected Electronic Resources

Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing (ALLC):

MLA Commons for Literary Studies

Oxford Journal of Literary and Linguistic Computing:

The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP)

Text Mark-Up and Topics on Digital Publication with respect to Literature

Indiana University TEI Tutorial

Indiana University TEI "Boilerplate" Project (uses P5)

NINCH Guide to Best Practices for Encoding Text

TAPAS TEI: Encode, Transform, Publish

Text Encoding Initiative (TEI):



A Gentle Introduction to XML:


Sample code can be found at:

TEI P5 Guidelines

Tutorials at

TEI Boilerplate

TEI By Example - (about this site: and the TEI validator

To subscribe to the TEI Listserv:

TEI Displays across the web

University of Virginia - Guidelines for Encoding in TEI/XML

Women's Writers Project -

On-Line Concordances, Lexicons and resources for textual analysis

Common Corpus Tools (Note - this site is from 2006 but still has some valuable resources)

Lexicon for Early Modern English

Linguistic Data Consortium


Newcastle: Intelligent Archive

Project Gutenberg:

The Victorian Literary Studies Concordance

Voyant Tools

Web-based concordance: Six English Poets

Multi-Lingual Texts & Studies

Machine Translation Site of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence:

Digital Literary Archives - Anthologies

Afghanistan Digital Library

Attikos: iPad App for reading Ancient Greek Literature

Documenting the American South

Note: Documenting the American South gives you access to the TEI/XML files directly.

Editing Modernism in Canada

Indiana Authors and Their Books (TEI/XML)

Medieval Literature - the Digital Scriptorum at Columbia:

Oxford Text Archive -

Perseus: TEI-Encoded Renaissance texts

University of Indiana Victorian Women Writers Project

Women Writers Project

Digital Literary Archives - Specific Authors

Jane Austen's Fiction Manuscripts (Technical notes: )

William Blake Archive:

Giovanni Boccaccio: Decameron Web (Brown University)

Harvard University's "Chaucer Pages":

Emily Dickinson: Literary Archives

Gustav Flaubert: Madame Bovary Manuscripts Project: ... and an article on this topic:

Henrik Ibsens Skrifter (includes XML encoded editions)

Melville Electronic Library

Thomas More: Open Utopia

Marcel Proust: University of Illinois Kolb-Proust Archive for Research at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Open Shakespeare

Folger Digital Texts - Shakespeare's Plays (encoded)

Mark Twain Project

Walt Whitman: The Walt Whitman Archive - and Technical documentation on the site

eLiterature, Media Poetry, Interactive Fiction and related works

eLiterature Organization


Literary Studies

Literary Topologies