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Literary Resources on the Net

Internet sites for American and English literature

VoS – Literature

Literature web links     

Literary Criticism - The Internet Public Library

Critical and biographical websites

Critical Reading: A Guide

Analysis of literature (poetry and fiction)

Classic Books for College Students
Recommended books

Romantic Circles

Romantic period literature and culture            

A Celebration of Women Writers

Contributions of women writers

Victorian Women Writers Project

Works by British women writers of the 19th century

The Norton Anthology of English Literature

Twenty-seven topics for study and discussion

Literature for Children

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

International Children’s Digital Library

Digital library of outstanding children’s books worldwide

Banned Books Week

Celebrate the freedom to read


Modern Language Association

Promotes the study and teaching of language and literature


Online Texts

Digital Texts Projects

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

Electronic Books

Links to literature websites


Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts

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

The Modern English Collection

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


The Online Books Page

Over 30,000 books available on the Web

The Online Library of Literature

Full and unabridged texts of classic English literature

Project Gutenberg

Over 25,000 free electronic books

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Web’s first edition of Shakespeare’s  Complete Works

Internet Shakespeare Editions

Annotated texts, multimedia, records of play performances



Bartleby Verse

One of the largest free collections of poetry on the web

Guide to Poetry & Literature Webcasts

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

Modern American Poetry

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


The Poetry & Literature Center of the Library of Congress

Includes Poet Laureate, News and Events, Webcasts

Poet’s Corner

Online collection of poetry

from the Academy of American Poets


Literary Awards

Nobel Prize in Literature

First Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded in 1901

Pulitzer Prize - Fiction and Poetry

“Honoring excellence in journalism and the arts”


Man Booker Prize

Best Fiction

The National Book Awards

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

National Book Critics Circle Award

Awards for finest books and reviews published in English


Awards in the field of science fiction and fantasy

Bram Stoker

Award for “Superior Achievement” from Horror Writers Association


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

The Randolph Caldecott Medal

“Most distinguished American picture book for children”

The John Newbery Medal

“Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children”

Nene Award

“Chosen by the Children of Hawai’i”


Writing Style