East Asian

Literary Texts

Use these sources to find information on specific works of literature - and in some cases the actual online texts.  For broader sources which also contain older literary texts, see the Primary Sources guide.

Index to 450,000 poems; 250,000 full text. With commentaries; biographies; a glossary; foreign language poetry; translations; and audio recordings.

Fully searchable library of 350,000+ works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies, criticism and reference sources.

1915-1983

Lists short stories published in magazines, journals, and books; search by author, title or subject.

1984+

Lists short stories published in magazines, journals, and books; search by author, title or subject.

Contains 3492 individual works, divided into 4 categories, represents a massive heritage of Chinese thought and culture. Keyword searchable. See a reference librarian for log in.

Japanese public domain texts.

Japanese language materials, published during the Meiji period (1868-1912) are available online. Keyword searchable to tables of contents. All materials have been cleared for copyright purposes. 3000,000 items to date.