Links of Interest
American Rhetoric: Devoted to classic American rhetorical treatises. A good source for speeches.
American Universities: A very complete listing of links to catalogues of American colleges and universities. Would be a valuable tool for any student considering graduate school.
Brevity: Online journal of short concise literary non-fiction and memoir
Creative Non-Fiction: A magazine devoted entirely to the new literary form.
The High Library: A subject and resource course guide specifically for English classes.
John Lye's Course and Source Page: Includes links to important essays and articles on Literary Theory and topics related to English Studies.
Making of America: Contains over 3.5 million searchable pages of nineteenth-century books and magazines.
New York Times: Online edition of one of the nation's prominent newspapers.
OWL: The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University. Includes links and information on writing, grammar, research, and documenting sources.
Poets.Org: Website with biographies and samples of classic and contemporary American Poetry.
The Public Broadcasting System: An excellent web site for video, transcripts, and supplementary material for their programs. A few of the many series of interest to English students: The American Experience, American Masters, Frontline, and P.O.V.
Representative Poetry Online: An award-winning, reliably produced collection of hundreds of poems, many with editor's notes.
Schlesinger Library: Website for the Schlesinger Library at Harvard, specializing in American women. Documents and images online.
Silva Rhetorica: A guide to the terms of classical and renaissance rhetoric.
The Romantics: An interesting, popular, introductory website from the BBC ( British Broadcasting Corporation) that presents information about key historical events of the Romantic period, and texts written by the most well-known British authors of the time.
Voice of the Shuttle: Website devoted to research in the Humanities.
Walt Whitman Quarterly Review: The leading journal of Whitman studies, and includes contents of current and past issues as well as a comprehensive bibliography.
Writer's Alamanac: Host Garrison Keillor reads a new poem every day, some classics, but most from recently published collections.