Web Resources

The Web has a variety of sites useful to the English student. Here are a few recommendations:

Internet Public Library: Literary Criticism Collection
This collection contains critical and biographical websites of authors and their works. It can be browsed by author, title, nationality, and literary period.
Internet Public Library: Literary Criticism Pathfinder
This online guide provides information about what literary criticism is and how to find it using libraries and the Web.
MIT Libraries: Internet Collections by Period, Genre, Etc.
This guide provides links to Internet collections of literary sites divided by period and genre.
Lit Links
Lit Links contains biographies and annotated links for more than 700 writers.
Atlantic Monthly Magazine Search
Use the search box to find reviews dating back to the 19th century.
PAL: Perspectives in American Literature
Search more than 450 author pages or scroll down to search by literary period.
Modern American Poetry
Provided by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MAPS includes more than 30,000 pages of biographies, critical essays, syllabi, and images relating to 161 poets.

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