Contains: Poems, an international collection of poetry featuring poems, poem citations, and excerpts from antiquity to the present; Stories, an online collection of short stories from the classic to the most contemporary, featuring thousands of full-text short stories, plus explanations of stories; Essays, a collection of full-text essays and discursive writing based on books published in the 20th century; Plays, a collection of over a 1,000 English and English translation complete plays; and: Speeches, a collection of oratory from antiquity to modern times. Each database contains biographies and pictures and offers multiple search options.