American novelist and short story writer, Shirley Jackson, born

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Mozart’s “Magic Flute” premieres in Vienna

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Modernist Journals Project

The MJP is a multi-faceted project that studies modernism and its rise in the English-speaking world, with periodical literature as its central concern. The project has a chronological range of 1890 to 1922 and a geographical range that includes wherever English language periodicals were published. The MJP also offers a range of genres that extends to the digital publication of books directly connected to modernist periodicals and other supporting materials for periodical study.

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Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives

Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives aims to inspire people to come together to read, see, and think about classical literature and how it continues to influence and invigorate American cultural life.

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Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives

Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives aims to inspire people to come together to read, see, and think about classical literature and how it continues to influence and invigorate American cultural life.

Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture

A free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of the state of Arkansas; updated regularly to ensure that the content is accurate and accessible. The editors are continually adding new entries, photographs, and maps, so check back frequently to see what's new.

 Literatura.org: Literatura argentina contemporánea

Literatura.org: Literatura argentina contemporánea

Argentine contemporary literature: texts and national authors' biographies, pictures, and audio files in addition to special publications and issues, and interactive stories. Intermediate through advanced. AP recommended.

Libro de Texto de TERCERO DE PRIMARIA — Español

Libro de Texto de TERCERO DE PRIMARIA — Español

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook in Spanish, with high-quality visuals, activities; information on analyzing literature, the performing arts, and resources to teach vocabulary and writing. Intermediate through advanced students. Pre-AP recommended.

Cine con Clase

Cine con Clase

From the Center for the Liberal Arts (CLA de la Universidad de Virginia/The University of Virginia), an NEH-funded site using films clips to teach Spanish language and culture. Advanced, AP, college level, and older students.

Helen Beatrix Potter, English author, illustrator, and conservationist best known for children’s books, born

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