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Authors and Their Works

The Academy of American Poets http://www.poets.org/ A comprehensive web site for information about American poets, this site also has examples of their poetry.
A Celebration of Women Writers http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/_generate/USA.html "The Celebration provides a comprehensive listing of links to biographical and bibliographical information about women writers, and complete published books written by women."
Key Sites on American Literature http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/oal/amlitweb.htm This directory of important web sites for American literature is arranged by chronological periods: general web sites, colonial and 19th century
American literature, and modern and contemporary American literature. Librarians Index to the Internet: Authors http://lii.org/search?m=p&query=authors&searchtype=keywords This gateway has high quality sites to information about authors and their writings. The Literary Encyclopedia http://www.litencyc.com/ Information about the lives and works of literary authors in the English language. Also includes some philosohers and musicians.
Literary History http://www.literaryhistory.com/ Chosen as one of 25 "Best of Reference 2003" by the New York Public Library, "this index to free Internet articles on English and American literature is convenient and useful for students..."
Multnomah County Library Homework Center: Literature & Authors http://www.multcolib.org/homework/lithc.html This directory of free web sites, evaluated and selected by the library staff at the Multnomah County Library, Portland, Oregon, represents some of the best Internet sources for information about authors and their works.
Online Literary Criticism Collection http://www.ipl.org/div/litcrit/ The Internet Public Library Online Literary Criticism Collection contains critical and biographical web sites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period. This is "among the very few reliable gateways for free literary research" on the Internet.

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Updated June 30, 2008

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New York Military Academy

Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY  12520

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