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Joe Carillo
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« on: March 29, 2009, 08:35:46 AM »

For those who wish to do a deeper study of the English language as well as enjoy some of its classic studies and exemplary contemporary applications, Jose Carilloā€™s English Forum is presenting below a selection of major outstanding works that are linkable on the web in their complete form.

CONTEMPORARY:

Arts & Letters Daily
http://www.aldaily.com/
A lively, wide-ranging compendium of notable English-language articles, book reviews, and essays and opinion from major magazines and newspapers all over the worldā€”updated five times a week.

45 Essential Resources for Student Writers
http://education-portal.com/articles/45_Essential_Resources_for_Student_Writers.html
Students are expected to do well in writing, among many other skills. This site lists 45 resources that students can use to write essays, complete research, organize ideas, and improve their writing.

The Business Writerā€™s Free Library
A wide-ranging, comprehensive resource on the most important writing tasks in organizations, with an estimated 650 topics spanning over 5,000 links on the web.
http://www.managementhelp.org/commskls/cmm_writ.htm

CLASSICS:

The Kingā€™s English by H. W. Fowler
http://www.bartleby.com/116/

The American Language: An Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States by H.L. Mencken
http://www.bartleby.com/185/

ā€œPolitics and the English Languageā€ by George Orwell
http://www.resort.com/~prime8/Orwell/patee.html

The Cambridge History of English and American Literature
http://www.bartleby.com/211/index.html

The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion by Sir James George Frazer
http://www.bartleby.com/196/

Perseus Project
A collection of materials from the Renaissance, including the works of William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, and Sir Francis Bacon.
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/collection.jsp?collection=Perseus:collection:Renaissance

Harvard Classics, Vol. 27
English essays from Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay
http://www.bartleby.com/27/

Modern Essays
33 epitomal English and American personal essays chosen by novelist Christopher Morley
http://www.bartleby.com/237/

ā€œStory Classics: The Best from the Masters of the Genreā€
Great short stories from Miguel Cervantes all the way to John Updike
http://members.lycos.co.uk/shortstories/

Verse
The Bartleby.com collection of thousands of English-language poems by hundreds of authors
http://www.bartleby.com/verse/

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
http://www.ccel.org/g/gibbon/decline/home.html

Moby-Dick, or The Whale, by Herman Melville 
From the Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library
http://etext.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/Mel2Mob.html

Click any of the links now and enjoy these gems of the English language!

Joe Carillo
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« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2011, 05:42:32 PM »

It is the good and important information. Keep on doing good work like this because it is very useful.
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« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2012, 10:57:15 AM »

They are undoubtedly the real gems of the language. They will surely increase one's knowledge of the language.
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« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2012, 06:41:46 PM »

Hey .. thanks for sharing! these are indeed the incredible gems
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« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2013, 06:38:55 PM »

I love this Gems provided by you, It is very informative and helpful for learning English Language.
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