The American Literature Archive
to GENERAL SITES
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."
Literature on the Web.
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.
Memory: Historical Collections for the National Digital Library.
A project affiliated with The Library of Congress, American
Memory has over 80 digitized collections available on line.
Organized to facilitate searches by common themes as well as
by key words, the collections range from African American pamphlets
from 1818-1907, the Lincoln papers, baseball cards, films, and
documents from the Women's Suffrage movement.
Studies Electronic Crossroads.
A comprehensive site, sponsored
by the American Studies Association. Includes links to the American
Studies Web, American
Studies@UVa Yellow Pages,
(Teaching American Literature) Archives.
Studies@UVa Yellow Pages.
An extensive and useful series of listings, organized by Ethnicity,
/ Religion, Popular
Sciences, and Science
Database. At the University
of Maryland, this archive contains "a comprehensive index
of multicultural and diversity resources." Includes useful
resources pertaining to cultural diversity and multiculturalism;
diversity plans, statements, and initiatives of institutions
in the country; definitions of words, phrases, and policy relating
to multicultural and diversity issues; and directories on Age,
Class, Disability, Gender, National Origin, Race and Ethnicity,
Religion and Sexual Orientation
English Server. 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,
and Sexuality, Race,
Century Studies, Music,
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 newspapers.
Heath Anthology of American Literature.
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.
HUMBUL Gateway. 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
Drama, and Media Studies,
Studies, and the Visual
Library of America: Features. An interesting collection
of roundtable discussions, photographic exhibits, and
author sites from the publisher whose mission is "to
preserve the nation's cultural heritage by publishing
America's best and most significant writing in authoritative
editions is as strong as ever. Newsweek called [the Library
of America], 'the most important book-publishing project
in our nation's history.'"
Resources (MIT). A
useful, well-designed general site from the folks at MIT. Not
extensive, but interesting sets of links organized by time period
of America. The Making of America collection is "comprised
of the digitized pages of books and journals. This system allows
you to view scanned images of the actual pages of the 19th century
texts. A digital library of primary sources in American social
history from the antebellum period through reconstruction, the
collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education,
psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science
and technology. This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes
and over 100,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
The project represents a major collaborative endeavor in preservation
and electronic access to historical texts." There are "branches"
of the MOA project at Cornell
and at Michigan.
Norton Anthology of American Literature.
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 links.
American Literature Online.
A useful site of links, arranged
by period and area of interest. Maintained by Michael O'Conner,
formerly of the University of Missouri.
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection.
maps of the Americas,
Middle East, Texas
and the US;
a site that archives map
images on the web at the WWW Virtual Library at the Institute
of Historical Research, London; and an archive of historical
map web sites at UT.
for English And American Literature: UT-Austin General Libraries.
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.
Voice of the Shuttle.
Arguably the most comprehensive
humanities site on the web. A great source for sites on all
aspects of American
and Art History, Cultural
Studies, Gender Studies, and Queer Theory.
media theory site.
A popular new website of resources
and reviews, covering media / cultural studies / gender / sexuality
/ identity / Adorno / Gramsci / and Butler.
me to let me know if any links are broken.