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Best of the Web: Arts & Humanities » Literature & Linguistics » Online Literary Texts » Asian
"A bibliography listing to assist teacher, students, and the general public in their Asian Pacific American research projects. The following bibliography is arranged according to ethnicity, age or grade for ease of locating information."
Site includes poetry (in Chinese and English) arranged by author, audio clips of readings, world poetry in Chinese translation, and poetry links on the web.
Chinese Text Sampler: An Annotated Collection of Digitized Chinese Texts for Students of Chinese Language and Culture"The sampler of Chinese texts collected here is intended as a resource for students of written Chinese from the advanced beginner level onward. The selections represent a wide range of periods and genres, but all are well known in modern-day China and worth reading in their own right."
Searchable full-text documents in Japanese and English translation.
Contains bibliographies and other resources of mostly English-language material on Chinese literature, film, art, and culture.
"Launched in April 2000, to record the voices of South Asian authors for the Library of Congress' Archive of Recorded World Literature, the project has captured the readings of prominent South Asian poets, novelists, and playwrights. The authors recorded so far represent more than fifteen of the languages of India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh."
"A collection of European travel accounts of pre-modern Southeast Asia from Cornell University Librarys John M. Echols Collection. The site provides online access to more than 350 books and journal articles written in English and French."