The following are links to literature pages on the Web.
Book Lovers: This site contains an abundance of links to every imaginable book-related site. Fabulous!
Bookwire: This site also has good links to other sites; more important, it links you to lists of the Nobel, Pulitzer, Pen-Faulkner, and other award winners. And not least, it takes you toThe Boston Review of Books and The Hungry Mind Review, among others.
Nimble Books LLC: This site contains book reviews, articles, author biographies, and also information on book-related Usenet groups.
The Literature Network has links to information and e-texts for a large number of authors. A very good resource.
The Word : This site contains a list of links to other book sites, especially on-line journals and reference sources. A very inclusive list.
Literature.org has full and unadridged e-texts of many American and English classics.
Bartleby.com has links to quotations, e-texts, and information on many writers. Great resource!
The following are links to sites which provide assistance with research, paper writing and documentation.
The Internet Public Library: This site contains all sorts of help on writing research papers, documentation, and information on literature, as well as lots of good links to literature sites.
The University of Wisconsin's Page on Documentation Styles: The name says it all.
The following are links to sites which provide information about some of the writers we're reading.
- BookRag has links to biographical information on Valuenzuela.
- Dalkey Archive has a very interesting interview with Valenzuela.
- Alberto Rios; this is Rios's homepage on the Arizona State University website.
- Alberto Rios Interview is an excellent page, with links to other good information on Rios as well as a very interesting interview.
William Faulkner on the Web is the most complete site on Faulkner. Information on Yoknapatawpha County and all its residents, synopses and critical articles on his works, a biographical section about his life, links to other Faulkner sites--even a trivia page.
- Charles Baxter's Homepage has some good biographical info, links to various related sources, and links to some audio of Baxter reading.
- Powells.com Interview with Charles Baxter.
- McSweeney's page on Dave Eggers; McSweeney's is a magazine Eggers co-founded, and this page includes a brief biography and a bibliography of his works.
- Salon's interview with Eggers.
- "Ironic Giant: Dave Eggers" is an article in Flak Magazine.
- Sherman Alexie.com is Sherman Alexie's Home Page; it has lots of great links to essays, articles, and other resources.
- The Internet Public Library Native American Authors Project
- The Sherman Alexie Unofficial Fan Club
- Thomson/Gale's information page
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman site, courtesy of Domestic Goddess, is good: good biographical info, and lots of links to articles and essays.
- Books and Writers biography of Gilman
- The Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society has a good site with lots of resources.
- The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore The Work of Edgar Allan Poe
- The Poe Decoder
- The House of Usher
- The Project Museum is Foer's homepage. Click on the subway lines to get to the different pages. Enjoy the ride!
- Identity Theory interview with Robert Birnbaum.
- Everything is Illuminated website contains biographical information and an interview.
- Timeless Hemingway is a great site, with biographical information, photos, a Hemingway FAQ page, a message board, a list of links to other Hemingway sites, and even a trivia page with a contest. An excellent source.
- The Papa Page has some great photos and quotes about Hemingway.
- The Lost Generation Hemingway Resource Center has tons of info on Hemingway, and links to other Hemingway sites.
- The Star: Ernest Hemingway Reading is an excellent site. Here you can hear Hemingway reading his work.
- Ernest Hemingway's Key West Home has great photos and information.
Although her story may have driven you crazy, Flannery O'Connor has many fans, and many of them have constructed websites. The best site is Georgia College and State University's Flannery O'Connor page; it has links to e-texts of O'Connor's stories and links to all the other good sites.
- Margaret Atwood Reference Site has lots of good links to essays, speeches, and other information.
- The University of Toronto's page on Margaret Atwood, with links to biographical information, poems, and other information.
- The Salon Interview with Margaret Atwood
- The Bookslut interview with Annie Proulx.
- Imagination is Everything is an interview in The Atlantic with Proulx.
- Modern American Poetry's pages on Olsen have good biographical information and essays.
- Speaking Freely has a good profile of Olsen.
- The Tim O'Brien Home Page
- "Plausibility and Denial: Tim O'Brien, My Lai, and America"
- Book Reporter's interview with Tim O'Brien
- Writing Vietnam, O'Brien's moving Keynote Address at Brown University, 21 April 1999.
- Neil Gaiman's own website has lots of good information about his work in various fields and genres, and also a Message Board.
- Stephen Colbert does a fun interview with Gaiman on The Colbert Nation.
- Neil Gaiman gave an inspirational commencement address at the University of the Arts in 2012. You can find it here.
- Art Spiegelman and the Making of Maus is a PBS compilation of interviews with Spiegelman.
- Art Spiegelman's MAUS: Working-Through The Trauma of the Holocaust is a good critical article on Maus.
- Why Mice? is a great interview with Spiegelman for the New York Times Review of Books
- The Bookslut Interview with Marjane Satrapi is very interesting.
- Stephen Colbert does a great and funny interview with Satrapi on The Colbert Report.
- Lynda Barry will Make You Believe in Yourself is a great article about the author in the New York Times.
- The Arts Institute at the University of Wisconsin has a brief biography of Barry HERE.
- My Poet Pages: Marianne Moore
- Marianne Moore has some good links to essays, a biography, and other good resources.
- Modern American Poetry's page on Moore is also very good.
- An Unofficial e. e. cummings Starting Point
- e. e. cummings contains a biographical timeline, links to quite a few poems, and a number of photos.
- Modern American Poetry's page on cummings has a great many useful resources.
- Raymond Carver has a biographical sketch and some good links to other sites and articles.
- Books and Writers provides a biography of Carver, and also a bibliography.
- The Raymond Carver Website is excellent: great info and links.
A good resource on Judith Ortiz Cofer is Judith Ortiz Cofer's Homepage, which has biographical information and lots of good links to articles, essays, and other resources.
- A Biography of Theodore Roethke; this site includes an audio file of Roethke reading "My Papa's Waltz."
- Modern American Poetry's page on Roethke has some excellent resources
- Voices from the Gap page on Yamada has some good biographical information.
- "Neutralize" text and audio.
- Modern American Poetry's page on Robert Hayden has great information and links to other resources.
- LiteraryHistory.com's links to articles and essays about Robert Hayden.
- Bartleby.com has a good biography and e-texts of all the poems.
- Dickinson Electronic Archive has links to various Dickinson family papers, lectures, and other resources.
- Washington State University's page on Dickinson provides an extensive list of links to other Internet resources on Dickinson.
- Louise Gluck: Image and Emotion has some good information and links to various poems.
- Modern American Poetry's page on Gluck has great information and resources.
- Speaking Freely's page on Mirikitani has a brief biography.
- Grace Cathedral has links to audio files of Mirikitani reading her poetry.
- Ariel Dorfman's Home Page has lots of good information about the author.
- Ariel Dorfman on Memory and Truth
- YouTube has some rare videos of Anne Sexton; very interesting!
- Poets and Writers page on Anne Sexton.
- Modern American Poetry's page on Anne Sexton has a biography and lots of links to other resources.
- Modern American Poetry's page on Dudley Randall has a biography and links to other resources.
- Dan Gutstein's article on Dudley Randall is informative and moving.
- Modern American Poetry's page on Adrienne Rich has a biography and other great resources.
- A Rich Life is an interview with Rich done by Michael Klein for The Boston Phoenix.
- W. W. Norton has a brief bio of Rich, but also includes links to other valuable resources, including an audio file of Rich reading her poetry.
- The Jim Sagel Page has an interview with Sagel.
- A Tribute to Jim Sagel written on the occasion of his death by his friend, Denise Chavez.
- Charles Bukowski has e-texts of his poems and several links to other good sites.
- Charles Bukowski, American Author is an amazing site with links to dozens of great resources, including the FBI files on Bukowski.
For more information on Gwendolyn Brooks, the best site is Modern American Poetry's page, with a biography and links to other resources.
- Rupert Brooke has a brief biography and the e-text of several poems.
- Books and Writers has a brief biography and a list of Brooke's works.
- Rupert Brooke on Skyros is an excellent site with good biographical details, directions to Brooke's grave on Skyros, and an account of his last days.
- Wilfred Owen has a biography, e-texts of his poems, and lots of good links to other resources.
- War Poems and Manuscripts of Wilfred Owen has e-texts of Owen's poetry.
- The Wilfred Owen Association has a site with detailed biographical information and lots of interesting pictures.
- Modern American Poetry's page on Williams; very helpful site with lots of good information.
- William Carlos Williams Home Page contain some great quotes--including a fascinating reaction by Willams to T.S. Eliot's "The Wasteland."
- Annotated List of the Works of William Carlos Williams
- Ezra Pound includes a biography as well as detailed bibliographies of works by and about Pound.
- Modern American Poetry's page on Pound is very good; lots of information and resources.
- Poet Hero: Langston Hughes
- Modern American Poetry's page on Langston Hughes has lots of good information and resources.
- Langston Hughes Related Sites is a good list of links to other Langston Hughes Sites.
- SwissEduc's Sylvia Plath Page
- The San Antonio College LitWeb Sylvia Plath Page
- Modern American Poetry's Sylvia Plath page is very helpful, with lots of detailed information and links.
- Allen Ginsberg: Shadow Changes into Bone calls itself "A Clearinghouse for All Things Ginsberg," and it pretty much is.
- Revolutionaries: Allen Ginsberg has some great links, including excerpts from Ginsberg's FBI file.
- Allen Ginsberg: Ashes and Blues has a great photo of Ginsberg, and some good links to other sites.
- Modern American Poetry's T. S. Eliot page
- Eiichi Hishikawa's T. S. Eliot Page. Both contain great information and links to other good sites.
- The Nobel Prize Internet Archive: William Butler Yeats
- Eiichi Hishikawa's William Butler Yeats Page
- Books and Writers
- Almost, Maine website has reviews, photos, and a bit of biographical info on John Cariani.
- How a Complete Flop Became the Most Popular Play in America
- High School Cancels Student Production of Almost, Maine
- The Complete Review provides links to quite a few reviews of the play.
- Osserman Interviews David Auburn has some good background on the play and its themes.
- PBS Online NewsHour did an interview with Auburn; it's too short, but it's got some good information and quotes.
- The Juilliard Journal has a good article on Auburn, with some good ideas and background on the author and his play.
- The New York Times has a brief article about Rivera that is interesting.
- YouTube has a video of a performance of part of Tape by students at Cerritos College.
- Kevin Pollak's interview with Dooley and Holzman is very interesting.
- YouTube has a video of a performance of the play.
General Information about William Shakespeare:
- The Complete Works of William Shakespeare provides e-texts of Shakespeare's plays and poetry.
- Mr. William Shakespeare and the Intenet provides biographical information, timelines, and links to other useful Shakespeare sites. This is a great resource.
- Shakespeare's Globe Research Database has tons of information about the Old Globe Theatre, the new Globe, and 16th and 17th century London theatre in general. A great site.
- Internet Shakespeare Editions is a great site with links to many scholarly articles on Shakespeare and information about his life and the theatre of his time.
- Shakespeare Online is a great site, with links to lots of articles, theatrical information, and e-texts of the plays.
- The Shakespeare Oxford Society Home Page specializes in authorship issues: did Shakespeare write his own plays, or were they written by another? This site has links to many articles on both sides.
- The Shakespeare Authorship Page takes on the same issue, but with the conviction that Shakespeare wrote his own plays. Lots of good articles and background information here.
- Shakespeare Resource Center is a great site with information about Shakespeare's life and times, his works, synopses of his plays, and other useful links. Absolute Shakespeare has it all: e-texts of the plays and poems, biographical information, Shakespeare trivia, pictures, quotes--even a quiz. An excellent site.
- Shakespeare's World is a great site, with links to postcards of actors and actresses who starred in Shakespeare's play, and links to Shakespeare-related fine art.
- Life in Elizabethan England: A compendium of Common Knowledge: Everything you ever wanted to know about Elizabethan England and more, from politics to wedding customs to snack foods to baby names. An excellent resource.
- Currency Values in Elizabethan England will tell you how much the money was worth. Amazing!
- Elizabethan Life in Britain provides a brief overview of daily life and trends.
- Educating Shakespeare is a fascinating look at education in Shakespeare's time.
- Elizabethan and Jacobean England is a straightforward, easy-to-follow history of England during these time periods.
- The Tragedy of Hamlet is an e-text of the play.
- Enjoying Hamlet has a detailed synopsis of the play. More important, it has lots of great information about the sources of the story Shakespeare used, with links to many of them. A good site!
- Hamlet Online is an excellent resource, with links to many sites related to Hamlet, and links to many good essays on the play, discussion boards, and other sources of information.