Literature Resources

General Great Books OnlineThe preeminent internet publisher of literature, reference, and verse providing unlimited access to books and information on the web

PROJECT GUTENBERG – Free Books On-Line library of classic works republished online

General Literary Resources Links to literary resources by language and period from MIT Libraries

Outstanding Books for the College Bound Looking for something good to read? Try one of these books recommended by the American Library Association for young adults.


American Authors on the Web authors and web links listed by time period

Voices From the Gaps an instructional Web site focusing on the lives and works of North American women writers of color

Native American Authors links from the Internet Public Library

Storytellers: Native American Authors Online Index of authors and sites

Multicultural Writers Database from Cornell University; links to many multicultural genres and authors

British Authors of the Victorian and Romantic Era From the British Library

IPL Online Literary Criticism Collection Main Page Index of over 4,000 critical and biographical websites about authors and their works


The Poetry Foundation Publishers of Poetry Magazine; search for poems, poets, video and audio recordings the award-winning website of the Academy of American Poets

Electronic Poetry Center from the University of Pennsylvania; authors’ pages, links to poetry journals, sound archive, etc.

University of Pennsylvania, Modern and Contemporary American Poetry

Poets & Writers Magazine

The Poetry Archive British website dedicated to poetry; listen to poems aloud, search for poems by author, title, or subject matter

Internet Poetry Archive features selected poems of contemporary poets

The Poetry Society of America Features Poetry Reviews from Publishers Weekly

Poetry Daily a growing anthology of contemporary published poets featuring a new poem every day

Verse. Thousands of poems by hundreds of authors performance poetry including: video from local and national events, chapbooks, collaborative audio recordings, and criticism


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