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View Resource The National Book Foundation

The charge of the National Book Foundation has been to highlight great American writers and writings. As the preeminent organization devoted to literature "the Foundation has sought to fulfill this mission in two ways. Through The National Book Awards -- the nation's preeminent literary prize -- the Foundation recognizes books of exceptional merit written by Americans. Through its unique outreach...

http://www.nationalbook.org
View Resource Two on Faulkner

Even four decades after his death, the monumental legacy of William Faulkner to American letters remains of great importance, and there are a number of websites that commemorate his life and work through various events, conferences, and publications about various aspects of Faulkneria. One such entity is the Center for Faulkner Studies at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau,...

https://semo.edu/cfs/
View Resource DreiserWebSource

Designed and maintained by the Annenberg Rare Book and Manuscript Library Collection at the University of Pennsylvania, the DreiserWebSource website brings together a host of written ephemera, original essays, and electronic texts related to the life and writings of Theodore Dreiser, the prominent American author. While the site doesn't have a formal search engine, the material is divided into...

http://www.library.upenn.edu/collections/rbm/dreiser/
View Resource The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau is widely considered one of the most important persons in the history of American letters in addition to an international reputation as a naturalist, philosopher, and author. This particular website serves as both a source of information about the authorized Thoreau Edition of his complete works (which was founded in 1966) and the Thoreau Project, which is located at Northern...

http://thoreau.library.ucsb.edu/
View Resource Story of the Week

Chronicling World War II, the African American experience, nature writing, and dozens of other areas is all in a day's work for the Library of America. Its volumes have received critical acclaim from readers and critics. For the past few years, the organization has been offering up selected stories and features from its pages on this site. Each story here is available in pdf format and contains...

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http://storyoftheweek.loa.org/
View Resource Harry Ransom Center Digital Collections: Project REVEAL

Project REVEAL (Read and View English & American Literature) gathers together manuscript collections from 25 great English and American novelists, essayists, journalists, and short story writers of the 19th and early 20th centuries. On the landing page, readers will find links to each of the authors, as well as an overview of the project, which sought to increase access, enhance user experience,...

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http://hrc.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/reveal#nav_top