Every man is a borrower and a mimic,
life is theatrical and literature a quotation.
[Society and Solitude, 'Success']
Ralph Waldo Emerson
- BookSpot: Book Awards
- Links to sites listing the winners of various book awards. Includes brief descriptions of the awards.
- Hypertext Writer's Guide
- The University of Victoria is responsible for this guide which serves as an introduction to the writing process and to the study of literature. The guide covers essay writing, paragraph and sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and it provides a very good glossary of literary terms.
- Literary Timeline
- From The National Council of Teachers of English American Collection, the site marks out significant literary events for each day of the year. A worthwhile site for the literary enthusiast. Has to point to a given month, rather than an index of all, so select the month you prefer from its drop-down menu.
- English Literature: A Guide to Reference Sources
- A useful guide to conducting research in literature provided by the Cornell University library system. Focusing on print sources, the guide alerts the user to the major research resources used in the study of literature. Note that the call numbers indicated in this guide are not necessarily the call numbers for items held at WTAMU. Search the library catalog, by title, to see if we have a given source and to establish where the source is located.
- Directory of Internet Resources for Literatures in English
- Provided by the Rutgers University Libraries, this page lists other general gateways, major works, literary criticism, electronic journals, and reference sources.
Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.
[How to Read, Pt. 2]