American Literature Eras

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AUTHORS:  John Adams | Bronson Alcott | Sherwood Anderson | Ambrose Bierce | William Bradford | Anne Bradstreet | William Cullen Bryant | Willa Cather | Kate Chopin | James Fenimore Cooper | Stephen Crane | Emily Dickinson | Frederick Douglass | Theodore Dreiser | Paul Laurence Dunbar | Johnathan Edwards | Ralph Waldo Emerson | William Faulkner | F. Scott Fitzgerald | Benjamin Franklin | Robert Frost | Nathaniel Hawthorne | Ernest Hemingway | Patrick Henry | Oliver Wendell Holmes | Langston Hughes | Zora Neale Hurston | Washington Irving | Thomas Jefferson | Jack London | Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Cotton Mather | Herman Melville | James Monroe | Thomas Paine | Edgar Allen Poe | Edwin Arlington Robinson | John Smith | John Steinbeck | Edward Taylor | Henry David Thoreau | Jean Toomer | Mark Twain | Phillis Wheatley | Walt Whitman | Richard Wright

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ERAS:  Colonial/Puritan | Revolutionary Era | New England Poets | Romanticism | Transcendentalism | Realism/Naturalism | Modernism

Music Links:Band Music/Civil War Era | Blues/Gospel | Fiddle Tunes/Frontier | 1930s Folk Music | Hispano Music

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*Discovering Authors American Literature Sites Library of Congress:  American Memory Project
American Literature on the Web American Authors on the Web Online Literary Criticism Collection
Colonial/Puritan Era Cotton Mather Cotton Mather Home Page
Plymouth Colony History:   Cotton Mather (1663-1728)
    Cotton Mather
  Anne Bradstreet SELECTED POETRY OF ANNE BRADSTREET (ca. 1612-72)
   

Anne Bradstreet (ca.1612-72)

   

Index to the Poetry of Anne Bradstreet

  William Bradford William Bradford
    Modern History Sourcebook: William Bradford:
from History of Plymouth Plantation, c. 1650
    The William Bradford Page
  Johnathan Edwards Johnathan Edwards.com
    The Jonathan Edwards Page
    Jonathan Edwards
  Edward Taylor The Poems of Edward Taylor
    Brief Lecture Notes on Edward Taylor (c. 1642-1729)
   

The Poems of Edward Taylor

  John Smith Captain John Smith
   

The Writings of Captain John Smith

   

The Settlement Of Jamestown by Captain John Smith

Revolutionary Era Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin:  Statesman
A Chronology of US Historical Documents   Benjamin Franklin:   A Documentary History
    Benjamin Franklin and His Enemies
  Patrick Henry Patrick Henry - Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death
    Patrick Henry's Life and Speeches
    American History
Governor Patrick Henry
  Thomas Paine ARCHIVE OF THOMAS PAINE WORKS
    Thomas Paine National Historical Association
    Thomas Paine
  Thomas Jefferson Jefferson
   

Thomas Jefferson:  Third President 1801-1809

    The Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress
    Thomas Jefferson (1734-1826)
  John Adams president john adams
second president of the united states  
    John Adams (1735-1826)
    John Adams
  James Monroe James Monroe (1758-1831)
    James Monroe (1758-1831)
    James Monroe:  "The Era of Good Feelings" President
  Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley: Precursor of American Abolitionism
   

DIVERSITY

   

Poems--Phillis Wheatley

New England Poets Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)
  Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson on the World Wide Web 
    Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1866)
    Emily Dickinson at Mount Holyoke Seminary
  Washington Irving

Washington Irving (1783 - 1859)

    Washington Irving (1783-1859)
    Irving, Washington: 1783 - 1859
  William Cullen Bryant

William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878)

    William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878)
   

William Cullen Bryant--1794-1878 (hymns)

  Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 - 1894)

    Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)
    Oliver Wendell Holmes--Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
Romanticism Nathaniel Hawthorne Chapter 3: Early Nineteenth Century: Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864
    Nathaniel Hawthorne:  The Library of Congress
    Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 - 1864)
  Herman Melville

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

    The Life and Works of Herman Melville
    Herman Melville (1819-1891)
  Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

    CyberTours:   Edgar Allan Poe
    The Poe Studies Association Newsletter
  James Fenimore Cooper The James Fenimore Cooper Society
    James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851)
Transcendentalism Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau:  The Library of Congress
    Henry David Thoreau
    CyberSaunter:   Henry David Thoreau
  Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson
    The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson:  The Library of Congress
  Bronson Alcott Amos Bronson Alcott
   

Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888)

    Amos Bronson Alcott
  Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass:  American Visionary
    Frederick Douglass Papers
    Frederick Douglass
  Walt Whitman Walt Whitman
    The Walt Whitman HyperText Archive
    The Poetry of Walt Whitman
Realism/Naturalism Ambrose Bierce The Ambrose Bierce Appreciation Society
    Fierce Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?)
  Jack London Jack London Ranch Album
   

Jack London - his life and books

    The Jack London Collection
  Willa Cather Willa Cather
    Willa Cather:   Domestic Goddess
    Willa Cather
  Edwin Arlington Robinson

SELECTED POETRY OF EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON (1869-1935)

    Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935)
    Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935)
  Mark Twain Mark Twain in Cyberspace
   

Mark Twain Quotations,Newspaper Collections, & Related Resources

    The Quotable Mark Twain
  Stephen Crane STEPHEN CRANE: MAN, MYTH, & LEGEND
    DMS Stephen Crane Page
    Stephen Crane (1871-1900)
  Kate Chopin Kate Chopin
    Kate Chopin:  A Reawakening
   

A Guide to Internet Resources for
Kate Chopin’s The Awakening (1899)

  Theodore Dreiser Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945)
    The Theodore Dreiser Page
    Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945)
  Paul Laurence Dunbar Paul Laurence Dunbar Website
   

SELECTED POETRY OF PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR (1872-1906)

    PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR LITERATURE COLLECTIONS AND PERFORMANCE PORTRAYALS
Modernism Ernest Hemingway Picturing Hemingway:  A Writer in His Time
    Ernest Hemingway:  A Storyteller's Legacy
    Hemingway Around the Web
  William Faulkner William Faulkner on the Web
    The Mississippi Writers Page:  William Faulkner
    William (Cuthbert) Faulkner (1897-1962)
    Faulkner Resources on the World Wide Web 
  Sherwood Anderson The Sherwood Anderson Page
   

Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941)

    The Sherwood Anderson Page
  Robert Frost Robert Frost: America's Poet
    Robert Frost (1874-1963)
    Robert Frost on the Web
    The Robert Frost Web Page
  John Steinbeck John Steinbeck's World
    Steinbeck:   The California Novels
    ALTIC Guide to John Steinbeck
  F. Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald:  Centenary
    F. Scott Fitzgerald Links
    F(rancis) Scott (Key) Fitzgerald (1896-1940)
  Langston Hughes Langston Hughes :  The Academy of American Poets
    James Mercer Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
   

Langston Hughes (1902-67)

  Jean Toomer The JEAN TOOMER PAGES
    The Academy of American Poets:   Jean Toomer
   

JEAN TOOMER (1896-1967)

  Zora Neale Hurston Voices from the Gaps:  Women Writers of Color--Zorz Neal Hurston
    Zora Neale Hurston
   

Zora Neale Hurston (1901 - 1960)

  Richard Wright Richard Wright
    Richard (Nathaniel) Wright (1908-1960)
    Richard Wright Links

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Band Music/Civil War Era Band Music from the Civil War Era
Gospel and Blues Now What a Time:  Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943
Fiddle Tunes Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier:  The Henry Reed Collection
Folk Music California Gold:  Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties
Hispano Music Hispano Music & Culture from the Northern Rio Grande