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JSTOR. Questia School. Literature Online: American & English literature eBooks from INFOhio. Literary Reference Center. EBSCOhost Multi-Database Search. Twayne's Authors. Something About the Author. NoveList Plus - powered by EBSCOhost. LitFinder. Literature Criticism Online. Gale General OneFile.

Artemis Literary Sources. Poetry 180: A Poem a Day for American High Schools (Poetry and Literature Center, Library of Congress) Welcome to Poetry 180.

Offers one contemporary poem a day for the high school audience. – nda_librarian

Poetry can and should be an important part of our daily lives.

Poetry 180: A Poem a Day for American High Schools (Poetry and Literature Center, Library of Congress)

Poems can inspire and make us think about what it means to be a member of the human race. By just spending a few minutes reading a poem each day, new worlds can be revealed. Poetry 180 is designed to make it easy for students to hear or read a poem on each of the 180 days of the school year. MAPS: Modern American Poetry Site. In stock late June for fall 2014 adoption.

MAPS: Modern American Poetry Site

The Modern American Poetry Site is a comprehensive learning environment and scholarly forum for the study of modern and contemporary American poetry. Started as a multimedia companion to the Anthology of Modern American Poetry (Oxford University Press, 2000), MAPS has grown over the past decade to more than 30,000 pages of biographies, critical essays, syllabi and images relating to 161 poets. Criticism can be viewed through the classic list of poets and through the new poet search page, where poets can be searched alphabetically, chronologically by birth date, by race/ethnicity, and by group/school of poetry. Teen Poetry Wiki. Express yourself freely in words and find new ways to do it.

Teen Poetry Wiki

. † Poetry Foundation.

Children’s section offers imaginative ways to incorporate poetry in children’s lives, interviews with poets, and more. Includes an interactive poetry tool for searching through poems. – nda_librarian

Graphic poetry. Poetry Archives @ Welcome to the Poetry Archives, an educational resource to aid students, educators, and the curious.

Poetry Archives @

We have collected thousands of classical poems to help you recall fond memories or to help create new ones. Our database is searchable by first-line, author and poem title by key words using the search feature located on the top right corner of each page. If you're having trouble finding a specific poem, please try our active discussion forums. We constantly monitor user requests and add them if they aren't under a copyright.

If you have visited before, you have probably noticed several changes to the user interface. COMPLETE COLLECTION OF POEMS BY RUDYARD KIPLING. Kipling gained renown throughout the world as a poet and storyteller.


He was also known as a leading supporter of the British Empire. As apparent from his stories and poems, Kipling interested himself in the romance and adventure which he found in Great Britain's colonial expansion. Kipling was born on Dec.30, 1865, in Bombay, where his father directed an art school. He learned Hindi from his nurse, and he also learned stories of jungle animals. At six, he was sent to school in England, but until he was 12, poor health kept him from attending. - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More. Reading& writing about poetry. Ipl2 Literary Criticism. Literature: Free Courses Online. Literature.

The World of Dante.

A multimedia research tool intended to facilitate the study of the Divine Comedy through a wide range of offerings. – nda_librarian

About LiTgloss.

The LitGloss project is a collection of texts written in languages other than English. The texts are of literary, cultural, or historical interest to speakers of English, and likely (we think) to be better appreciated if read in the original language. – nda_librarian

ICDL - International Children's Digital Library. Online Library of Liberty. Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric. Encyclopedia Mythica: mythology, folklore, and religion. The William Blake Archive Homepage.

An online library of the visionary British poet's illuminated publications. – nda_librarian

Shakespeare Uncovered. A refereed scholarly Website devoted to the study of Romantic-period literature and culture. Folger Shakespeare Library. Victorian Women Writers Project- Home. British Fiction 1800–1829: Homepage. The Victorian Web: An Overview.

Resources on literature, politics, science, and art during the Victorian age in Great Britain. – nda_librarian

The Geoffrey Chaucer Website Homepage. The Walt Whitman Archive. Uncle Tom's Cabin & American Culture. Wired for Books: poems, stories, plays, essays, lectures, and interviews for children and adults.

For many years, most of the best writers of the English language found their way to Don Swaim's CBS Radio studio in New York. The one-on-one interviews typically lasted 30 to 45 minutes and then had to be edited down to a two-minute radio show. Listen to the voices of many of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. – nda_librarian

The Thoreau Reader. Mark Twain in His Times. Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening. [ About the Program | Interviews | Chronology ] [ Electronic Library | Additional Resources | Credits ]

Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening

Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events, 1620-1920. Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events: Pre-1620 to 1920 This timeline provides a short chronology of events in American history and literature.

A comprehensive timeline on American history from the mid-17th century through 1920, as well as a robust listing of American literary movements. – nda_librarian

It is linked to course pages and bibliographies as well as to a set of more general linked resources: pages on American authors, literary movements, and American literature sites.

Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events, 1620-1920

Each author page contains a picture (if available), a bibliography (if available), links to major sites about the author, and links to works online. F.Scott Fitzgerald Centenary. HTI American Verse Project. American Transcendentalism Web. Kate Chopin International Society, The Awakening, biography. We provide a network and forum for the study of American author Kate Chopin.

Kate Chopin International Society, The Awakening, biography

We encourage and support scholarship and activities that illuminate Chopin’s contribution to the American literary tradition, and we seek to preserve her literary significance for future generations. If you’re a scholar or advanced graduate student interested in conference presentations, scholarly journals, contributing to this website, or helping us with queries, you may want to check our page for scholars.

About this website. Our history The society was formed in 2004 by Heather Ostman and Avis Hewitt, both English professors at American universities, after the conference of the American Literature Association, an organization made up of scholarly societies devoted to the study of American authors. Our officers and our website staff Heather Ostman continues as president of the society. The website staff: The editor of is Bernard Koloski (Mansfield University).

Melanie M. Laura V. P. The Antislavery Literature Project — Antislavery Literature Project. Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) Home Page from Eldritch Press. Next> | <Prev | !

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) Home Page from Eldritch Press

Modernist Journals Project.

The MJP is a multi-faceted project that studies modernism and its rise in the English speaking world, with periodical literature as its central concern. – nda_librarian

Be a better writer in 15 minutes: 4 TED-Ed lessons on grammar and word choice. There’s no denying it — the English language can be mighty tricky.

Be a better writer in 15 minutes: 4 TED-Ed lessons on grammar and word choice

When writing a paper, a novel or even an e-mail, you might look at a sentence you just wrote and think, “Is that comma supposed to be there?” Or “Is that really the best word to use?” Grammar Girl. Mignon Fogarty is the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder and managing director of Quick and Dirty Tips. A magazine writer, technical writer, and entrepreneur, she has served as a senior editor and producer at a number of health and science web sites. She has a B.A. in English from the University of Washington in Seattle and an M.S. in biology from Stanford University. Mignon believes that learning is fun, and the vast rules of grammar are wonderful fodder for lifelong study. She strives to be a friendly guide in the writing world. Guide to Grammar and Writing. Research and Citation.

If you are having trouble locating a specific resource please visit the search page or the Site Map. Transitional Words & Phrases. Using transitional words and phraseshelps papers read more smoothly, and at the same time allows the reader to flow more smoothly from one point to the next. Transitions enhance logical organization and understandabilityand improve the connections between thoughts.

They indicate relations,whether within a sentence, paragraph, or paper. MLA Style. Creative writing prompts . com ideas for writers. College 101: The Four Most Common Types of College Essays and How to Approach Them. Essay is not a four-letter word—though you may feel like using a few of your own when it comes time to write one. Word Root Of The Day. The Online Books Page. Listing over 2 million free books on the Web - Updated Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Glossary of Literary Terms. Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus - An online thesaurus and dictionary of over 145,000 words that you explore using an interactive map.