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English and American Literature

Internet Resources

Contemporary Writers in the United Kingdom 
This unique, searchable database contains up-to-date profiles of many of the UK and Commonwealth's most important living writers.

Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database 
This database from New York University Medical School provides interesting annotations to works of art, literature and film that relate to medicine. 

Project Gutenberg 
Over 33,000 free ebooks to download and read on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device. Over more 100,000 free ebooks are available through our Partners, Affiliates and Resources.

Voice of the Shuttle (VoS): Literature (in English) 
Scholarly internet resources, organized in categories by genre, period, region, and resource type.  Links maintained by Dr. Alan Liu and a team of graduate students from the U.California, Santa Barbara, English Department.


Academy of American Poets 
Brief biographies and some full text from major American poets, a poetry classroom, poetry news, and discussions of poetry are available from this site.