Poetry   Modern American Poetry -a description from an amazing site: 'What makes MAPS unique is its emphasis on collaborative process. MAPS is not a single, didactic edifice that hides its agenda behind a veil of authority. It is a living, breathing conversation between hundreds of poets, scholars, and readers, constantly growing and presented in an eminently clear and usable way. Extraordinary in its depth and breadth, and a one-of-a-kind resource for teaching modern American poetry, MAPS provides a single clearinghouse for some of the best criticism on the best poets of our time.'  Browse by a poet's last name. Go to Listening booth to hear the poem.  a selection of Phillip Levine, Seamus Heaney, Czeslaw Milosz, Robert Pinsky, Yusef Komunyakaa, Margaret Walker and Richard Wilbur's works with audio files (recordings of the readings and commentaries).  Robert Frost, America's Poet - Scroll to the links to many of his poems.  The Road Not Taken - Robert Frost's Lesser Known Poems.  Reginald L. Cook shares his experience of walking through woods with Robert Frost.  Poetry Express will help you write, edit, and revise poetry.  Read 20th Century Poetry.

Fiction/Nonfiction  Click Handouts and then Writing about Literature.  A series of workshops for teachers that connects cultural, political, and religious artifacts to the literature they teach. The site includes 8 video-based programs presented by Annenberg Center for Public Broadcasting. Sign-up is free.  The Literature Page: Read classic books, plays, stories, poems, essays, and speeches online.  University of Virginia's E-Book Library offers a wide range of literature for online reading enjoyment.  Browse links listed by the Society for the Study of American Women Writers  Click Literature and Language Arts for lesson plans on many literary works. A great site for teachers!  More lesson plans from Edsitement on Art and Culture topics.  Select "Proceed to Victorian Women's Writers Collection." Check HTML as mode of access and then click "Proceed to Collection." Enjoy a wealth of Victorian writing at its best.  Under Research, choose a section: Biographies, Non-Fiction, Reference, Religions Texts and then select a topic to research.  This site introduces various genres in Post World War II Literature and culture  This site offers comprehensive Literature Resources for literary works of the 20th - 21st Century.  Study resources for a wide range of 20th century literature A link to many Study Guides on great works of literature This site focuses on the lives and works of North American women writers of color. Learn about Jack London, read his works, listen to music, view documents and images of his life and times.  The novels of California's premier writer, John Steinbeck, are featured here along with additional links to each novel.  Read about John Steinbeck's life and literary works.  This teacher's site provides Lesson Plans for John Steinbeck's novels  You will find quizzes on Figures of Speech here.  A comprehensive glossary of Literary Terms  A glossary of rhetorical terms with examples.  A Web Companion to the Norton Anthology of English Literature includes periods of literary history from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century and has links to topics for each period.

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