Self-described as "a directory of Internet resources tailored to a college
or advanced high school audience. Each subject guide is an annotated listing
of the best general Internet sites in the field, as well as a gateway to more
advanced research tools. On each page you may find links to online publications,
language and study aids, reference materials, databases, archives, virtual libraries,
tutorials, as well as other educational materials." Not as expansive as
HUMBUL or Voice of the Shuttle, but some interesting listings, including "African
American History," "Buddhist Studies," and "Rock Art."
American Literature on the Web
An extensive site of links maintained by Akihito Ishikawa, Professor of English
at Nagasaki College of Foreign Languages in Japan. Includes Timelines, Authors,
Related Resources, Music & Visual Arts, and Social Contexts.
American Studies Web (http://www.georgetown.edu/crossroads/asw/)
Created by David Phillips and updated by the Crossroads Project. A subject-based
directory of links in a range of areas related to American culture.
American Writers (http://www.americanwriters.org)
A very extensive site, associated with C-Span's American Writers series. You
can get information on writers, places, and particular works throughout American
literary history. The site includes a video archive, a portrait gallery, classroom
activites, as well as historical and biographical information.
Border Crossings (http://www.uiowa.edu/~commstud/resources/bordercrossings/)
An experiment in hypertextual relationships by Karla Tonella of the University
of Iowa that explores the common ground between Cyborgs, Gender, LesBiGay, Dispora,
La Frontera, Border Incidents and Other Borders.
The E-Server (http://english-server.hss.cmu.edu/)
One of the original resources for English Studies at Carnegie Mellon; contains
a wide variety of resources, articles on line, and links. Includes over 20,000
works on issues such as Feminism, Gender and Sexuality, Race, 18th Century Studies,
Music, Audio and Video Recordings of scholarly presentations, Cultronix -- a
journal of contemporary art and cultural theory, Cultural Logic -- an electronic
journal of marxist theory and practice, a large selection of readings in cultural
studies and critical theory, and a comprehensive list of links to journals and
An "interactive knowledge site," Fathom is the product of a consortium
composed of Columbia University, London School of Economics and Political Science,
Cambridge University Press, The British Library, Smithsonian Institution's National
Museum of Natural History, The New York Public Library, University of Chicago,
American Film Institute, RAND, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Well
Folger Shakespeare Library (http://www.folger.edu/indexb.html)
The Folger Shakespeare Library is an independent research library located on
Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Its history is intrinsically linked to that of
its founders, Henry Clay Folger and his wife, Emily Jordan Folger, who established
the Library in 1932 as a gift to the American people. A magnet for scholars from
around the globe, the Folger is home to the worlds largest collection of
Shakespeares printed works, as well as magnificent collections of other
rare Renaissance books and manuscripts on all disciplineshistory and politics,
theology and exploration, law and the arts. Included in the collections are over
310,000 books and manuscripts; 250,000 playbills; 27,000 paintings, drawings,
engravings, and prints; and musical instruments, costumes, and films.
Heath Anthology of American Literature (http://college.hmco.com/english/lauter/heath/4e/students/index.html)
A site designed both to supplement and to complement The Heath Anthology. Contains
a particularly good set of Reader Resources, organized chronologically by author,
time period, and thematic connection.
of English Studies Page (http://english.cla.umn.edu/Faculty/RALEY/research/englstud.html)
This page is authored by Rita Raleyat UCSB, and its rationale is still evolving.
There are primary documents on site by Thomas B. Macaulay; John Henry Newman;
Adam Sedgwick; Hutcheson Macaulay Posnett; Mary Wollstonecraft; Raymond Williams;
Gayatri Spivak; Gauri Viswanathan; D.J. Palmer; Chris Baldick; Franklin Court;
Brian Massumi; Avital Ronell; and others. These pages are fully searchable.
The HUMBUL Gateway (http://users.ox.ac.uk/~humbul/)
Originally the HUManities BULletin board at Bath and Leicester Universities,
this site has expanded into a dynamically searchable database at Oxford University.
It includes a large series of listings for Literature, History, Film, Drama,
and Media Studies, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and the Visual Arts.
Literature Resources (MIT) (http://libraries.mit.edu/guides/subjects/literature/index.html)
A useful, well-designed general site from the folks at MIT. Not extensive, but
interesting sets of links organized by time period and author.
An on line resource that contains thousands of books, shorts stories, essays,
and articles. Available through UT Digital Library Services.
The Norton Anthology of American Literature (http://www.wwnorton.com/naal/)
A site designed both to supplement and to complement The Norton Anthology. Organized
by Periods (with a useful chronolgy of "contexts" alongside an historical
listing of texts and authors), Authors, Topics, and "Explorations"
-- a means of "exploring" an author through study questions and annotated
Resources for English And American Literature: UT-Austin General Libraries (http://www.lib.utexas.edu/subject/english/index.html)
An enormously helpful site, put together by Sara Seten Berghausen, Assistant
for Collections and Administrative Programs and English Literature Bibliographer
at PCL. This site organizes resources for English Studies both at PCL and the
web. Headings include: Catalogues, Indexes, Reference Works, Electronic Books,
Electronic Journals, Web Sites, Campus Resources, and Library Research Guides.
Simonds History of American Literature (http://www.bibliomania.com/Reference/Simonds/SHAL/index.html)
Sponsored by Maytech Publishing and part of the larger site Bibliomania, these
listings provide a concise but good overview of a small number of literary figures.
Organized by period and searchable.
The Victorian Web (http://22.214.171.124/victorian/victov.html)
A very comprehensive site that covers literature, history, and culture in the
age of Queen Victoria.
The Voice of the Shuttle (http://vos.ucsb.edu/)
Arguably the most comprehensive humanities site on the web. A great source for
sites on all aspects of American Literature, Art and Art History, Cultural Studies,
Cyberculture, History, Literary Theory, Minority Studies, Philosophy, Photography,
Media Studies, Religious Studies, Women's Studies, Gender Studies, and Queer
www.theory.org.uk--the media theory site (http://www.theory.org.uk)
A popular new website of resources and reviews, covering media / cultural studies
/ gender / sexuality / identity / Adorno / Gramsci / and Butler.