Other Interesting Sites

Other Interesting Sites

There are three sections of links to interesting sites below, as follows:

Links to Course Texts on the Web

This section contains links to course texts available on the Web.

Search the huge Project Gutenberg site with out-of-copyright texts (including — mostly nineteenth century — children’s literature).

Children’s Literature Center of the American Library of Congress’s digitized children’s literature texts

J. J. Rousseau, Emile

Classics for Young People (this is a site on ‘The Children’s Literature Web Guide’ (see below), with a large range of classic children’s texts on the web: this link takes you directly there.).

Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature

Kipling’s ‘Just So Stories’

For a list of past MA dissertations from the CIRCL MA in Children’s Literature please see our MA Dissertations page.

Academic Children’s Literature Studies Sites

There are thousands of sites on the web to do with children’s literature. The vast majority, however, are not concerned with academic work or research but with sites for parents, librarians, or other interested groups.

The sites mentioned below have been stringently selected to be of relevance to academic work and research.

If you wish to find the other types of site then links on the other sites will take you there. Otherwise just search the web as you would in general.

General Sites

Sites from Other Countries and Areas

The Web-Site of the French ‘Graduate Centre International d’Etudes en Litterature de Jeunesse’

African Children’s Literature Web-Site (in English)

Dutch Royal Library Children’s Book resources
(available also in English if you click on ‘English homepage‘)

‘Bookchat site’ on South African Children’s Literature
(in English; including access to the SACBIP database (South African Children’s Books in Print); mostly in English and isiXhosa).

Puku: South African Book Project

Greek Children’s Literature Web-site (in English)

Children’s Literature Studies in Italy (partly in English, partly in Italian)

Shiras University Graduate Centre for Children’s Literature Studies (SUCCLS) in Iran

University of Frankfurt Institute for Children’s Literature Studies (in German)

(Literary) Theory Sites 

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On Wednesday 28th November 2018 at 1 pm in Edith Morley 110, our former CIRCL BA and MA student, now PhD student at the University of Portsmouth, Sara Zadrozny, will give a CIRCL Research Seminar on: ‘How would you like to live in Looking-glass House, Kitty?’: Anthropomorphism in Lewis Carroll’s Alice Through the Looking Glass (1871) All welcome!