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[American literature]  [online books]  [Shakespeare]  [drama]  [poetry]  [children's lit.]

Literary Research Tools on the Net. These are comprehensive sites dedicated to American Literature.


New York Times Books. You can search the archives of the NY Times for full-text book reviews back to 1980. You must register, but it's free.


Or find online books...


This collection of digital texts can be read online, printed, or down-loaded.


Are you looking for literary criticism?


Online Study Guides to many classic literary works. If you make this available to your classes, make sure your students know that you also review this site.


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. Along with the complete works, you can find famous quotations, a glossary, FAQs, and links to other Shakespeare resources.


Drama Page. From the Drama Dept. at Jacksonville State University, this site offers drama award listings, drama journals, and selected drama resources and databases.


Playbill Online provides a look a Broadway and some regional theatre. You can even purchase tickets here, along with its feature articles, news, and quizzes.


The Academy of American Poets. This site includes a discussion forum, current exhibits and literary links.


Interested in American Poetry prior to 1920? The University of Michigan and the Michigan University Press has assembled a searchable electronic archive.


More Poetry. Search these indexes by poet, title, keyword, or first line. Review timelines of events, poetic terms and forms, and writings about poetry.


Children's Literature Web Guide.


The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends. This site provides information, puzzles and games for lovers of Beatrix Potter's work.


The World of Reading. This site provides kids a site for reading, writing, and publishing.


YALSA Booklists. The Young Adult Library Services Association booklists provide award winning books for 12 to 18 year-olds.

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