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Wednesday, July 28, 2004
Of Lewis Carroll, and The Literature Network 
The Walrus And The Carpenter by Lewis Carroll
"If seven maids with seven mops
Swept it for half a year.
Do you suppose," the Walrus said,
"That they could get it clear?"
"I doubt it," said the Carpenter,
And shed a bitter tear.

[Also see: Complete Works Of Lewis Carroll]

While scouring the Internet [thankyou Al Gore!] for a complete version of the above poem, I stumbled upon a useful literature resource that I thought would be worth sharing.
Welcome to The Literature Network. We offer searchable online literature for the student, educator, or enthusiast. To find the work you're looking for start by looking through the author index. We currently have over 300 full books and over 1000 short stories and poems by over 90 authors. Our quotations database has over 8500 quotes.

Have a question about literature? Why not ask it in our brand new Literature Forums.
There's an impressive list of writers, a brief history of their life, and some of their more notable works. This includes short stories, poems and novels, though mostly classics. It also has a repository of over 8000 passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature, as well as an entire section dedicated to Sir William Shakespeare.

The Literature Network is also cross referenced with related links, and quite interactive, has sections in their texts where readers can submit their comments and reviews and share their experiences and recommendations after reading the said literature.

Several online texts here worth mentioning are Sun Tzu's The Art of War, Geofrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, then there's John Keats, Sophocles, aiyah, the usual suspects lah, and even Agatha Christie.

Has the usual Google Ads, but thank God no irritating popup ads.

Quite worth book marking indeed.

graceshu  # 9:16 PM
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