DMOZ Internet Directory
American Literature from Early Colonialist to Contemporary.
Bellamy, Edward, Bierce, Ambrose, ...
Baldwin, James, Capote, Truman, Chabon, Michael, ...
Danielewski, Mark Z., Foer, Jonathan Safran, ...
Bradford, William, de Crevecoeur, St. John, ...
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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.
Works for Children & Adults, 1800-1872
- Anthology of early American works, with summary. Some text available on e-book.
American Authors on the Web
- General resources.
- American poetry, from the classic to the latest contemporary poets.
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.
The American Literature Archive
- Literature from the late 19th to early 20th century. Includes full text of several novels.
Wikipedia: Poetry of the United States
- A chronological survey of American poetry, from colonial to contemporary work.
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.
Simonds History of American Literature
- General overview of American literature, broken down into time periods.
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.
- 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.
- Companion to C-SPAN TV series. Includes transcripts, links, and background information.
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Regional : North America
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Ethnicity : African : African-American
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