English and Literature Links
Academy of American Poets:
The largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry & supporting American poets.
Publisher of Poetry magazine and much more – dedicated to poetry in our lives. Poems, podcasts, programs, support for poets. Searchable.
The best part of this site lists poets alphabetically with a search function on first lines, titles and other ways in.
Library of Congress Poetry 180:
A poem a day for American high schools.
Find popular poems, thematic poems, all kinds of poems in this simple to use site!
“…selective index to free scholarly and critical articles on the internet, covering the major English and American authors in 19th and 20th century.” Useful for both teachers and students.
“AdLit.org is a national multimedia project offering information and resources to the parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers.”
Cummings Study Guides
Great links for the most exhaustive materials for many writers and works of literature. By far the most extensive site on any aspect of Shakespeare one could want.
“…encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion. The mythology section is divided to six geographical regions: Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania.. contains general folklore, Arthurian legends, and fascinating folktales from many lands, a Bestiary, legendary heroes, an image gallery, and genealogical tables of various pantheons and prominent houses.