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Minnesota Author Biographies Project     View
This site provides biographical sketches of over 30 past and present Minnesota authors. Each entry includes a selected bibliography of the author's work plus print and online sources for more information.

Maine Writers Index     View
Biographical and bibliographical information on hundreds of writers "with a relationship to the State of Maine. The connection may be birth, residency, employment or works that are set in Maine." From the Waterboro Public Library.

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame     View
This program was established by the University of Georgia Libraries to "recognize Georgia writers, past and present, whose work reflects the character of the state - its land and its people." The site has portraits and brief biographies of the induct ...

O. Henry in Austin     View
Companion to "a significant collection of materials relating to the popular writer O. Henry, who lived in Austin, still using his given name of William Sydney Porter, from 1885 to 1894." Features a biography, chronology, and list of short s ...

PAL: Perspectives in American Literature: A Research and Reference Guide     View
This ongoing project is a "a carefully organized and knowledgeable compendium of sources, definitions, and key topics for use in connection with undergraduate courses in American Literature." The site provides outlines and bibliographies fo ...

The James Fenimore Cooper Society     View
A biography of Cooper is included, as well as some of his writing, information about his works, photographs, and links to other Cooper material. A section is devoted to his daughter Susan Fenimore Cooper, who was also a writer.

C-SPAN American Writers: James Fenimore Cooper     View
Biography and classroom resources for James Fenimore Cooper, author of "The Last of the Mohicans," "The Deerslayer," and other works. Includes teaching topic ideas for social studies and language arts, fast facts, activities, and ...

Alex Murray Palmer Haley, 1921-1992     View
Biography of author Alex Haley, whose "literary fame rests on two best-selling books: 'The Autobiography of Malcolm X' (1964) and 'Roots' (1976)" Discusses highlights of his career, the prize-winning television miniseries based on "Roo ... Walt Whitman     View
This presentation about poet Walt Whitman includes a biography, a selected bibliography, and the text of some of his poems. Also provides essays about and a reading guide to Whitman's "Leaves of Grass," descriptions of walking tours in New ...

One Life: Walt Whitman, a Kosmos     View
This exhibit about the poet Walt Whitman features a timeline of Whitman's life illustrated primarily with portraits of the poet. It also includes an introduction to the poet, an essay, audio excerpts from Whitman's "Leaves of Grass," audio ...



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