Literature Web
these links scratch the surface of the web to locate literary texts and related works

American Literature
American Studies at the University of Virginia
Electronic Archives for Teaching the American Literatures
American Memory Historical Collections for the National Digital Library
A Hypertext  on American History from the colonial period until Modern Times
Voice of the Shuttle
American lit is classified under ENGLISH LIT (referring to the language of origin)
American Literature on the Web
homepages and documents on over 300 authors and electronic texts of their works.
PAL: Perspectives in American Literature 442 American author pages
Electronic Texts for the Study of American Literature
Literary Resources-American
maintained by Jack Lynch of Rutgers

American National Biography Online
A&E's Biography web site includes a searchable online collection of 15,000 cross-referenced biographies from the Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia

PBS Biographies
detail rich biographies from many PBS specials
The TIME 100
highlights the lives of 100 people who most influenced the last 100 years

Books Online
Bartleby Library at Columbia University great literary Websites on such people as Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, John Keats, Herman Melville, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Gertrude Stein.
On-Line Books Page  University of Pennsylvania
Literary Resources on the Net  Dr. Jack Lynch's list
Project Gutenberg great works of literature and reference books online

Banned Books On-line books that have been the objects of censorship or censorship attempts

Children’s Literature
Children's Literature Web Guide resources related to books for Children and Young Adults
Digital Librarian: Children's Literature
International Children's Digital Library international offerings reflecting diverse cultures, languages and ideas

Classical Literature
The Internet Classics Archive over 400 classical Greek and Latin texts (in English translation) with user-provided commentary and trivia sections
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
links to scholarly articles, encyclopedia entries, longer book-length works on the ancient and medieval worlds
Labyrinth Library a collection of Medieval texts
information about the myths and art of the Greeks, Romans, and Celts.
Studies on Classical Literature
Essays about Greek and Roman classics, and classics in general

Arts & Letters Daily
IPL Literary Criticism Collection
Early Modern Literary Studies

Contemporary Literature
Atlantic Unbound
reviews, excerpts, links to contemporary book sites
more than 5,000 categorized links to book sites around the world.
Electronic Literature Collection
2353 works, searchable
Literary Review

New York Times: Books

literary and genre fiction information; author web pages, annotated lists of nonfiction, fiction and mystery books which received starred reviews, featured titles and lists of hard cover US fiction releases
Partisan Review
Salon Books Book World
Yahoo! Literature Links

Literary Databases - access is for GCC students on campus
Databases and Periodicals at GCC library

English Literature
VoS English Literature Voice of the Shuttle has general resources, periods and genres, and links to English & Comparative Literature Departments, course syllabi & teaching resources
Essays's Great Books Online - Essays

General Lit Links & Archives
About Literature Directory a directory of literature related websites and discussion groups
English Literature Resources
English Literature Resources

Famous Quotes and Authors
Lit Links from Bedford/St. Martin's, one of the best lit sites on the web!
Shmoop A perfect aid for students and teachers seeking guidance with advance study, essays and writing papers
Voice of the Shuttle  Humanities Research

Poetry, in general
Academy of American Poets includes, among other features, a listening booth where you can hear poems read by their authors, a number of interesting historic and thematic exhibits, and a list of featured poets
Famous Poets and Poems a large collection of poems and quotes from over 500 poets
Internet Poetry Archive poems from a number of contemporary poets
Poem Finder
Poetry Modern Poetry Association

Poetry Outloud poets perform their own work
Poetry Project at St. Mark's
Poetry Society (UK)
Poets & Writers
Sacramento Poetry Center

College & University Poetry Sites and Centers
American Verse Project University of Michigan
Electronic Poetry Center SUNY, Buffalo
A Small Anthology of Poems Western Michigan University
Modern and Contemporary American Poetry University of Pennsylvania
Poetry Center & American Poetry Archive San Francisco State University
Representative Poetry Online University of Toronto
University of Arizona Poetry Center

Science Fiction
Center for the Study of Science Fiction
SF Site

Science Fiction Studies DePauw University
Science Fiction Writers of America

Complete Works of William Shakespeare all Shakespeare's plays, searchable
Shakespeare Magazine

Short Stories
Bibliomania: Short Stories archive of over 800 short stories
"A Jury of Her Peers" by Susan Glaspel

Study Guides to Literary Works
Bibliomania Study Guides
novel resource guide and literary analysis
Pink Monkey
features online classic texts, textbooks, and over 345 free online literature summaries
Sparknotes summaries and study guides to literature

Women's Literature
A Celebration of Women Writers large collection of author links
Victorian Women Writers Project electronic editions of works by British women writers of the late-nineteenth century.
Voices From the Gaps the lives and works of women writers of color

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