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Literatures in English: Literature of the U.S.

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
A digital collection of published books and pamphlets written by 19th and early 20th century African American women, originals of which are in the Schomburg Center for Research on Black Culture. The entire database is searchable by key word. Part of Digital Schomburg, one of the New York Public Library Digital Library Collections.

The American Short Story: A Selective Chronology
Covers the years from the early 18th to the late 19th century. Includes a bibliography of critical works on the short story as a literary form.

The Electronic Archives for Teaching the American Literatures
Designed for teachers of American literature, but potentially useful to college and university students and reference librarians as well, this web site contains essays, bibliographies, syllabi and “other resources for teaching the multiple literatures of the United States”. The Archives is created and maintained by Georgetown University’s Center for Electronic Projects in American Culture Studies in affiliation with the University’s American Studies Program and English Department.

Research Guide to Ethnicity and Identity in Literature
Contains links to Internet resources devoted to ethnic American literature; extensive lists of reference books, Library of Congress subject headings, and periodicals pertinent to research in American ethnic literature. One of several research guides and bibliographies prepared by the Ruth A. Haas Library at Western Connecticut State University.

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