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Literary Resources on the Net

http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Lit

Internet sites for American and English literature

VoS – Literature

http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=3

Literature web links     

Literary Criticism - The Internet Public Library

http://www.ipl.org/div/litcrit

Critical and biographical websites

Critical Reading: A Guide

http://www.brocku.ca/english/jlye/criticalreading.php

Analysis of literature (poetry and fiction)

Classic Books for College Students
http://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/tips/classic-books-for-college-students.php
Recommended books

Romantic Circles

http://www.rc.umd.edu/

Romantic period literature and culture            

A Celebration of Women Writers

http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/

Contributions of women writers

Victorian Women Writers Project

http://www.indiana.edu/~letrs/vwwp/

Works by British women writers of the 19th century

The Norton Anthology of English Literature

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/nael/

Twenty-seven topics for study and discussion

Literature for Children

http://susdl.fcla.edu/juv/

Children’s literature collection published in US and Great Britain, before 1850 to beyond 1950

International Children’s Digital Library

http://www.icdlbooks.org/

Digital library of outstanding children’s books worldwide

Banned Books Week

http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/oif/bannedbooksweek/bannedbooksweek.cfm

Celebrate the freedom to read

             

Modern Language Association

http://www.mla.org

Promotes the study and teaching of language and literature

 

Online Texts

Digital Texts Projects

http://www.ilt.columbia.edu/publications/digitext.html

Digital texts for Aristotle, Bentham, Berkeley, Descartes, Dewey, Emerson, Hegel, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, Leibniz, Locke, Machiavelli, Mill, Plato, Rousseau, Socrates, Spinoza, Vergil

Electronic Books

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/books/etext.html

Links to literature websites

             

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts.html

Also Folk and Fairy Tale Links, Germanic Myths, Legends & Sagas             

The Modern English Collection

http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/modeng/

Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, letters, newspapers, manuscripts and illustrations from 1500 to the present

             

The Online Books Page

http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/

Over 30,000 books available on the Web

The Online Library of Literature

http://www.literature.org

Full and unabridged texts of classic English literature

Project Gutenberg

http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

Over 25,000 free electronic books

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

http://shakespeare.mit.edu/

Web’s first edition of Shakespeare’s  Complete Works

Internet Shakespeare Editions

http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/index.html

Annotated texts, multimedia, records of play performances

 

Poetry

Bartleby Verse

http://www.bartleby.com/verse/

One of the largest free collections of poetry on the web

Guide to Poetry & Literature Webcasts

http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/webcasts/

“webcasts of poets, fiction writers, and critics as they read and discuss their own and each other's work”

Modern American Poetry

http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps

An Online Journal and Multimedia Companion to Anthology of Modern American Poetry

 

The Poetry & Literature Center of the Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov/poetry

Includes Poet Laureate, News and Events, Webcasts

Poet’s Corner

http://www.theotherpages.org/poems/

Online collection of poetry

poets.org

http://www.poets.org/

from the Academy of American Poets

 

Literary Awards

Nobel Prize in Literature

http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/

First Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded in 1901

Pulitzer Prize - Fiction and Poetry

http://www.pulitzer.org

“Honoring excellence in journalism and the arts”

             

Man Booker Prize

http://themanbookerprize.com

Best Fiction

The National Book Awards   

http://www.nationalbook.org

Awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, Young People’s Literature, Poetry

National Book Critics Circle Award

http://www.bookcritics.org/?go=awards

Awards for finest books and reviews published in English

Hugo

http://thehugoawards.org

Awards in the field of science fiction and fantasy

Bram Stoker

http://www.horror.org/stokers.htm

Award for “Superior Achievement” from Horror Writers Association

Nebula

http://www.swfa.org/awards

Awards from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc.

The Randolph Caldecott Medal

http://www.ala.org/alsc/caldecott.cfm

“Most distinguished American picture book for children”

The John Newbery Medal

http://www.ala.org/alsc/newbery.cfm

“Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children”

Nene Award

http://nene.k12.hi.us/

“Chosen by the Children of Hawai’i”

 

Writing Style