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General Literature Directories

Literary Resources on the Net
Includes links in the following content areas: Classical & Biblical, Medieval, Renaissance, Eighteenth-Century, Romantic, Victorian (British), Twentieth-Century (British & Irish), American, Theatre and Drama, Theory, Women's Literature & Feminism, Ethnicities & Nationalities, Other National Literatures, Bibliography & History of the Book, and Hypertext.

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet
An annotated guide to scholarly (and otherwise) Shakespeare resources available on the Internet

Poetry Portal
A directory of worldwide poetry online, sorted by poetry events, poetry courses, styles & themes, poets in focus, and poetry publishing.


Contemporary Post-Colonial and Post-Imperial Literature in English
A collection of materials on recent postcolonial and postimperial literature in English

Reading Women Writers and African Literature
An overview of African women writers writing in French, South of the Sahara.

Women Romantic-Era Writers
Includes Electronic Texts by Women Writers; Annuals, Anthologies and Gift Books; Contemporary Responses to Women Writers; Electronic Text Archives; Cultural and Visual Resources; and links to Related Web Sites

Organizations and Associations

American Council of Learned Societies
A private non-profit federation of sixty-nine national scholarly organizations whose mission is "the advancement of humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the humanities and the social sciences and the maintenance and strengthening of relations among the national societies devoted to such studies."

American Literature Association
A coalition of societies committed to exploring the richness and diversity of American writing and welcoming of all forms of scholarship

Poetry Society of America
Features an excellent resources section that includes links to: Poetry Journals, Poetry Publishers & Small Presses, Literary Organizations, Poetry Colonies, Conferences & Festivals, Contests, Creative Writing Programs, and Children's Poetry.


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