Edgar Allan Poe
Throughout the site, watch for the Random Raven to give you some inside information and little known facts about Poe the person and Poe the writer.
American Literature on the Web
A collection of links related to American literature and its social, cultural contexts, including documents on
over 300 authors and electronic texts of their works.
This C-SPAN series examines the lives and works of selected American
writers and explores their influence on Americans today. On this
web site, you'll find detailed biographical and historical
background for each featured author.
Mark Twain's "Letters from the Earth"
An "alien" (the Archangel Satan) visits earth and comments on the absurdities of the Christian religion.
This controversial piece was not published until 1962.
American Verse Project
A searchable electronic archive of volumes of American poetry prior to 1920.
Alex Catalogue of e-text
The Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts is a collection of public domain documents from American and English
literature as well as Western philosophy.
Archimedes by Mark Twain
Read the text of "Archimedes" first published in the Australian Standard in 1887 under the name "Twark Main."
Some questions have therefore been raised about its authenticity.
Dedicated to enhancing our understanding and appreciation of Hawthorne's writings and life.
Includes the texts of Scarlet Letter, House of Seven Gables, Franklin Pierce, tales, and more.
Mark Twain in His Times
Presenting a growing number of searchable primary texts, contemporary reviews, articles, hundreds of images,
English Litetature Resources
"English Literature" includes works written in English taught in departments of English and American literature.
Writings of Henry David Thoreau