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A Student's History of American Literature
- General overview of American literature, broken down into time periods.
- A university based reference site, analyzing aspects of American literature, history and culture. The site features a glossary of literary terms, an almanac and student written author biography pages.
- Pages on individual authors with picture (when available), links to works online, and other information; most pages also contain a selected bibliography of secondary criticism.
American Authors on the Web
- General resources.
- The online journal of American Drama
American Literature Chronology - Index
- American Literature Anthology Writers' Index.
American Literature Survey
- Literature from the late 19th to early 20th century. Includes full text of several novels.
American Literature, 1860-present
- Contains pages for many American writers who lived and wrote after 1860, plus pages for links, an historical supplement and literary terms.
- American poetry, from the classic to the latest contemporary poets.
American Studies Web: Literature and Hypertext
- Created by Yale doctoral candidate David Phillips.
Brief Timeline of American Literature and Culture, Pre-1620 to 1920
- Includes events in American history and literature, with links to pages on literary movements, bibliographies, and individual authors.
C-SPAN's American Writers
- Companien to TV series: includes transcripts, links, and background information.
Ditigized Library of Southern Literature
- There is a collection of 53 texts in HTML and SGML.
- Contains essays, syllabi, bibliographies and other resources for teaching the multiple literatures of the United States.
- Biographies and bibliographies of authors from Kentucky.
Literary Movements in American Literature
- Contains brief essays on movements and important concepts in American literature. Each page also contains links to a bibliography of secondary sources for further reading and links to outside sites.
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.
MIT Libraries: Literature Resources
- This is a collection of internet resources devoted primarily to English and American literatures.
Online Directory for American Literature
- A directory for American Literature including colonial, 18th century, modern, and contemporary.
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.
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