Links - American Literature
Academy of American Poets
You can hear poets read their poems in Listening Booth, search for a poet or a poem. There is information on National Poetry Month, a events, awards and exhibits.
American Life in Poetry
ALP provides newspapers and online publications with a free weekly column featuring contemporary American poems. There are no costs for reprinting the columns; however the text of the column must be reproduced without alteration.
American Verse Project
The American Verse Project, a collaborative project between the University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative (HTI) and the University of Michigan Press, provides an electronic archive of volumes of American poetry prior to 1920
Atlantic Online Archive
The Atlantic Online Archive offers issues back to 1857. Many issues include poetry pages, fiction and books.
Cambridge History of English and American Literature
Considered the most important work of literary history and criticism ever published, the Cambridge History contains over 303 chapters and 11,000 pages, with essay topics ranging from poetry, fiction, drama and essays to history, theology and political writing.
Beinecke Rare Book Library Digital Collections (Yale Univ.)
Images of manuscripts, letters, photographs, drawings, engravings, paintings, objects. The library is particularly rich in American literature and Western Americana. Searchable.
Contemporary American Poetry Archive
An eElectronic archive designed to make out-of-print volumes of poetry available to readers, scholars, and researchers.
Cortland Review
Videos of poets reciting their works, plus The Poetry Streamer, a radio station of poetry streaming poetry recordings from the past 15 years in random order.