English and Literature Links

Literary History
“…selective index to free scholarly and critical articles on the internet, covering the major English and American authors in 19th and 20th century.” Useful for both teachers and students.

“AdLit.org is a national multimedia project offering information and resources to the parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers.”

Cummings Study Guides
Great links for the most exhaustive materials for many writers and works of literature. By far the most extensive site on any aspect of Shakespeare one could want.

Encyclopedia Mythica
“…encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion. The mythology section is divided to six geographical regions: Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania..  contains general folklore, Arthurian legends, and fascinating folktales from many lands, a Bestiary, legendary heroes, an image gallery, and genealogical tables of various pantheons and prominent houses.

Academy of American Poets
Can search for either poems and poets.

From the Academy of American poets – well-organized and searchable. Poems, interviews, plans for teachers, sections for students.

Poetry Foundation
Publisher of Poetry magazine and much more – dedicated to poetry in our lives. Poems, podcasts, programs, support for poets. Searchable.

The best part of this site lists poets alphabetically with a search function on first lines, titles and other ways in.

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