GUIDE TO USING
to various parts of the site are divided into two sections.
Across the horizontal bar
at the top of the page are sections relating to elements of the
course, including seminar details, further reading, and links
to other sites.
On the navigation bar
to the left are a number of links enabling access to the various
sections of the online anthology:
are arranged alphabetically by author (anonymous works are listed
provided in the Images section appear as thumbnails grouped by
artist/author of the work in which they feature; clicking on the
thumbnail will take you to a larger version of the image.
can also view a comprehensive index of all the texts which appear
in these indices, by clicking on the Index button on the navigation
console to the left.
can return to the main page of each section by clicking on the
any of the console buttons. Users can Search for specific references
or passages in the locally held materials within the resource
bank by choosing the search option in the navigation bar. Hits
are arranged according to decreasing frequency of the search term
in the returned documents.
Items marked <full text>
indicate full texts of single published works or lengthy documents,
as opposed to extracts or shorter pieces from larger collections.
Viewing the Texts: The text pages
comprise at most (but not always) five different types of information,
which appear in the following order
Header information, gives details of the section
you are in, the author (with dates, when possible, of birth
and death, or of flourishing).
- Bibliographical details of original publication and the section
from which the extract has been taken.
A commentary/contextual material on the author
and/or piece, which appears within a dark blue box.
The text itself.
General or explanatory notes follow the main
text, enclosed within a light blue box. For explanatory notes,
links are provided allowing you to move from the relevant word
or phrase to the note, and back from the note to the text.
To cite material on this resource, use the following formula:
Author, Title of Work as given on web page.
Online: Internet (Date Accessed): <web URL>. For example:
Dickens, extract from Oliver Twist (183738), ch.
21. Online: Internet (20 Jan 2002): <www.cf.ac.uk/encap/skilton/fiction/dicken01.html>.
Evelyn, extract from Fumifugium or The Inconvenience of the
Air and Smoke or London Dissipated (1661). Online: Internet
(20 Jan 2002): <www.cf.ac.uk/encap/skilton/nonfic/evelyn01.html>.
Doré and Blanchard Jerrold, Found in the Street,
illustration from London: A Pilgrimage (1872). Online:
Internet (20 Jan 2002): <www.cf.ac.uk/encap/skilton/illustr/Dore185.html>.