Best of the Web
About.com's directory of topics ranging from American and British Literature to War Literature, World Literature, and Writing a Literature Paper.
An extensive list of author links, arranged chronologically. Also included are links to General Literature resources. Site maintained since 1996.
Contains links to a variety of web resources arranged by categories such as Indian Captivity Narratives, Gothic Literature/Supernatural and Fantastic Fiction, Naturalism, Postmodernism and others.
Provides links in the following categories: American Authors, Timeline, Literary Movements, and American Literature Sites.
Bibliographies of American authors, works, and literary movements.
Features archived recordings of notable poets reading their own work, a showcase of visual poetry, advice from the "Poetry Surgeon", and other poetry-related resources from the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Online version of the 18-volume encyclopedia.
Extensive Directory of links from the London School of Journalism site.
The IPL Literary Criticism Collection contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period.
Critical reviews of literary works from the Internet Public Library
"LiteraryHistory is an index to full-text internet published articles covering more than 250 major American and British writers. Our links take you directly to thousands of thought-provoking articles by scholars, critics and poets, all screened by a literary scholar."
Links to chronologies, outlines, and other resources. From San Antonio College.
Extensive portal to literature links in English.
- Adventure & Pulp (5)
- African American Literature (33)
- Bibliographies (12)
- Creative Nonfiction (3)
- Deconstruction (4)
- Dialect (1)
- Dictionaries (22)
- Drama (15)
- Eco-Literature (3)
- Etymology (3)
- Fantasy (2)
- Feminist & Gender (6)
- General Fiction Resources (3)
- General Resources in Literary Criticism (5)
- Grammar, Style & Usage (6)
- History (571)
- Horror & Gothic (13)
- Language - Teaching (8)
- Language Policies & Legislation (2)
- Marxist (5)
- Multilingual Web Resources (2)
- Mystery, Detective & Suspense (22)
- Narratology (1)
- Native American (2)
- Paleography (3)
- Poetry (22)
- Postcolonialism (6)
- Postmodernism (4)
- Reader Response (3)
- Rhetoric (5)
- Romance (3)
- Science Fiction (15)
- Semiotics (4)
- Short Stories (1)
- Slang (1)
- Structuralism (1)
- Synonyms & Antonyms (2)
- Westerns (2)