Great American Authors


Maya Angelou Homepage. Contains her biography, poems, pictures, list of books and criticisms.

The World Famous Poetry of Maya Angelou. Some of the poems of Angelou.

Willa Cather Home Page. Site contains her biography, her works(complete text), quotations, pictures of Cather, other web sites.

Emily Dickinson. This page is a repository of links to information about her. A collection of links to over 370 of her Poems On-Line.

Wilma Dykeman. A brief account of Dykeman as State Historian.

Emerson: A Poetic Transcendentalist for Our Time. This Emerson Homepage was done by a senior student as a senior project at Cal Poly State. It is very well done and contains numerous links to other Emerson sites.

William Faulkner. A page of links to Faulkner homepage sites. Very thorough and creative.

Robert Frost's America. An article about Robert Frost and the life and times in America, as originally published in The Atlantic Monthly , June 1951.

Frost's Poetry #1. Here is the FIRST of three sets Frost's poems. They are organized so that you can print them out for further use.

Frost's Poetry #2. Here is the SECOND of three sets of Frost's poems. They are organized so that you can print them out for further use.

Frost's Poetry #3. Here is the THIRD of three sets of Frost's poems. They are organized so that you can print them out for further use.

Ernest Hemingway. A page of links to Hemingway homepage sites. Very thorough.

The House of Usher: Edgar Allen Poe (1809-1849). Links to complete works of Poe, his biography, theories about Poe and many, many other links of interest.

Passenger Web on Poe. While drawn from a traditional, printed, poetry journal, the Passager Web offers an unusual way to read poetry. This section focuses on Poe and related works.

John Steinbeck. Explore the Life and Work of John Steinbeck. Critical commentary from noted Steinbeck scholars, more than 70 letters, and original reviews enrich the novel.

John Steinbeck and the writing of Of Mice and Men. Of Mice and Men is the one of the most popular of Steinbeck's works. Have you ever wondered about the man behind the book?

Carl Sandburg. This site is a brief history of Carl Sandburg's life provided by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.

Poets' Corner on Sandburg. Sandburg's poetry in an attractive text format. Also links to other poets.

Henry David Thoreau: Civil Disobedience. The complete text.

More Henry David Thoreau. A very nice site with many of Thoreau's works.

Still More Henry David Thoreau. Perhaps the most complete of the sites devoted to Thoreau.

Poets' Corner Homepage. Poets' Corner, one of the largest, and certainly one of the most diverse collections of poetry on the web. You will find many things here, both obscure and familiar, from well and lesser known poets, from medieval ballads in middle english to poems of the early 20th century, from lone quatrains to entire books. This site is named for the corner of Westminster Abbey which serves as both resting place and memorial for many of England's great poets.