American World Literature

Index of literary resources available on the web, focusing on those of interest to scholars. Searchable and organized by period and topic.

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Literary Resources - American (Lynch)* - Index of literary resources available on the web, focusing on those of interest to scholars. Searchable and organized by period and topic.
PAL: Perspectives in American Literature* - Includes images and bibliographical and biographical information on American writers from Anne Bradstreet and Cotton Mather to Langston Hughes and Kurt Vonnegut. The guide has links and study questions.

  • Brief Timeline of American Literature and Culture, Pre-1620 to 1920 - Includes events in American history and literature, with links to world literature pages on literary movements, bibliographies, and individual authors.
  • The American Literature Archive - Literature from the late 19th to early 20th century. Includes world literature full text of several novels.
  • Simonds History of American Literature - General overview of American literature, broken down into time periods.
  • American Literature Association - Organization devoted to the study of American authors literature and literature. american Includes a directory of member-societies, and literature membership and event information.
  • American Authors - Pages on individual authors with picture (when available), links to world literature works online, and other information; most pages also contain a world literature selected bibliography of secondary criticism.
  • American Literature Chronology - Index - American Literature Anthology Writers' Index.
  • American Authors on the Web - General resources.
  • Wikipedia: Poetry of the United States - A chronological survey of American poetry, from colonial american to contemporary world literature work.
  • Project CROW - Course Resources on the Web, featuring a directory of American american literature web resources, browsable by general resources (Basics), and sites american featuring Syllabi/Assignments and Author Chronologies.
  • Electronic Archives - Contains essays, syllabi, bibliographies and other resources for american teaching the american multiple literatures of the United States.
  • MIT Libraries: Literature Resources - A collection of internet resources devoted primarily to literature English and American literatures.
  • KYLIT - Biographies and bibliographies of authors from Kentucky.
  • American Poems - American poetry, from the classic to the latest contemporary poets.
  • Works for Children & Adults, 1800-1872 - Anthology of early American works, with summary. Some literature text available on e-book.
  • American Writers - Companion to C-SPAN TV series. Includes transcripts, links, and background literature information.
  • American Drama - Scholarly studies of dramatic literature from the earliest to the american most recent playwrights, featuring critical examination of trends and discussions american of diversity.
  • American Literature on the Web - Collection of links to sites on the Internet world literature especially american dealing with American literature and its social, world literature cultural contexts. american Site maintained by Akihito Ishikawa.
  • All American - A university based reference site, analyzing aspects of american American literature, literature history and culture. The site features american a glossary of literary literature terms, an almanac and american student written author biography pages.
  • Literary Movements in American Literature - Contains brief essays on movements and important concepts literature in American literature literature. Each page also contains links literature to a bibliography of literature secondary sources for further literature reading and links to outside sites.
  • American Literature (Critical Essays) - Critical essays of mainly 19th and 20th century American authors, literature many written for academic purposes.

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