ENGLISH SITES AND LINKS
Cherokee HS Research Guide
2006 - 2007
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LITERARY WEB SITES
Young Adult & Children's Literature and Authors - includes reviews and criticism
excellent site provides a wealth of information, primary sources, and web links
on American Transcendentalist thought and literature. Maintained
by Dr. Ann Woodlief and the English 624 students of
Other Transcendentalism sites include:
Art and Culture : Literature - Lets one look up items on Fiction, Literary Theory, Non Fiction, and Poetry.
ByGosh.com - A great literary resource that includes short stories, novels, nonfiction, poems, and kid's classics.
The English Server is a cooperative which has been publishing humanities texts online since 1990. Today it offers over eighteen thousand works, covering a wide range of interests.
If you need to know what something means in literature, this is the place to look
Great Books Online -
Concentrates on standard anthologies. There are links to literary criticism and quotation collections.
Links to web pages and other information on a variety of authors. This page is part of Book Lovers.
The site is devoted to a few experimental literary movements that tried to uncover some deeper truths about life.
An extensive collection of information and links on American
Literature (mainly 19th century). The site includes pages on American
authors, timelines, literary movements, and American literature sites. Maintained by Donna M. Campbell,
incredibly comprehensive collection of Web sites related to literature &
the humanities. Includes Syllabi and Other Course Materials
for Literature Courses." Searchable. Maintained by Jack Lynch, Assistant Professor, English Department,
Mastertexts - Full texts of literary masterpieces - This site contains the full texts of literary masterpieces for you to enjoy. Brought to you by GOOGLE, the #1 search engine.
on-going online project provides an extensive overview of American literature -
from early Amercian literature to the late twentieth
century. Navigated by interactive table of contents or online search, PAL
explores American authors and their works in literary and historical context.
Authored and maintained by Paul P. Reuben,
Voices from the Gaps, Women
Writers of Color
Web site that focuses on writings of North American Women Writers
The Encyclopedia Mythica : An Encyclopedia on Mythology, Folklore, and Legend - This is an encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, legends, and more. It contains over 6000 definitions of gods and goddesses, supernatural beings and legendary creatures and monsters from all over the world
Myths and Legends - A mega-site for myths and legends. Lots of web sites to sift through.
The Academy of American Poets
The Academy of American Poets can find essays on poetry, biographies of more than 200 poets, text of nearly 600 poems, and RealAudio of eighty poems read by their authors; learn all about the Academy and its programs; discuss poetry and share their own work with fellow web travelers; find out what poetry events are happening in their towns; and much more.
This is a
collaboration between the
This includes biographies of writers and poets (as well as links to other biographies which may be more extensive) who fall under such categories as absurdist, postmodernist, beat poet, etc. It also includes links to some of their works, photographs, and links to other related web resources such as newsgroups, scholarly papers based on the author/poet, articles, essays, and bibliographic information. A search engine is also provided.
Favorite Poem Project - Americans saying poems they love
Fooling With Words with Bill Moyers - Helpful tools for teaching poetry, featured poets, poets reading and more.
Internet Poetry Archive
The University of North Carolina Press joins the UNC Office of Information Technology in publishing the Internet Poetry Archive. The archive will make available over a worldwide computer network selected poems from a number of contemporary poets. The goal of the project is to make poetry accessible to new audiences (at little or no cost) and to give teachers and students of poetry new ways of presenting and studying these poets and their texts.
The Luddite Website - Poetry and Poets
This site contains links to: An Unofficial E. E. Cummings Starting Point, Poetry of Edna St. Vincent, The T. S. Eliot Page, Selected Poetry by John Donne, The Collected Works of Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, and the Jane Austen Info Page.
Poets Corner - Diverse library of poetic works.
Anthology produced by the
Familiar Quotations Bartlett
A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs traced to their sources in Ancient and Modern Literature
30 Collections used to make this site.
Short Stories (Note: To find "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson, click on "Great American Short Stories.")
East of theWeb
in “title” of short story in the SEARCH BOX. This is a good place to look up such short stories as:
"The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin, "The Enchanted Bluff" by Willa Cather, and "The Luck of the Roaring Camp" by Bret Hart.
English Server Fiction Collection :
for “title” in alphabetical listing by author. This is another good place to look
up short stories such as:
"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce and "Wife of His Youth" by Charles Chestnutt.
Great American Short Stories -
will provide quick access to the following short stories:
"The Monkey's Paw" by W. W. Jacobs, "The Purloined Letter" by Edgar Allen Poe, "The Private History of a Campaign That Failed" by Mark Twain, "To Build a Fire" by Jack London, and "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson.
Authors and Illustrators on the Web - Children's Literature Web Guide
Authors for Children - Each article focuses on a different children's author and include links to further information.
Authors 4 Teens - A site about contemporary authors whose books explore all aspects of teenage life.
Children and Young Adult Authors and illustrators - Internet School Library Media Center's index to author and illustrator Internet sites.
Children's Book Council - About children's authors and illustrators
Children's Literature Web Guide -- Internet resources related to books for children and young adults
Internet Public Library Author Page - Links to sites for some of your favorite authors/illustrators and how to find an address if you want to write to them.
Meet Authors and Illustrators - Each month, Children's Literature pays a brief visit to an author or illustrator in the printed newsletter. Since we are less constrained on-line, we publish both brief and longer interviews on our web site. In addition, the interview are often be accompanied by reviews of the author or illustrator's books from our extensive database. Scanned graphics or clip art are included when available.
Reading Rants - Book Reviews for Older Teens
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