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American literature -- Women authors

View Resource The Edith Wharton Society

The Edith Wharton Society has created a Website to promote the study and discussion of the life and work of this major American novelist and short story writer. Wharton (1862-1937) -- author of Ethan Frome (1911) and the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Age of Innocence (1920), among many other titles -- is highly regarded as a writer of keen insight and polished prose who deftly exposed the social...
View Resource Scribbling Women: Online Resources for Teaching American Women Literature Using Dramatizations Produced by The Public Media Foundation

This fine resource uses radio dramatizations produced by the Public Media Foundation to teach prominent texts by American women writers -- the same writers Nathaniel Hawthorne, fearing for his livelihood, cursed as a "damned mob of scribbling women." Currently, the Website offers dramatizations of three texts: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Gilman, A Wagner Matinee by Willa Cather, and A Jury...
View Resource Dot City: Dorothy Parker's New York

Dedicated to that bon vivant of the New York 1920s literary set, the Dorothy Parker's New York is sponsored by the Dorothy Parker Society of New York. The site is essentially a visual history of Ms. Parkers life in New York during the period and her time as a member of the legendary Algonquin Round Table. Visitors are taken to her different homes, literary hangouts (where she hobnobbed with fellow...
View Resource Oxford African American Studies Center: Focus on Women and Literature

The Oxford African American Studies Center has created this website to house its comprehensive collection of scholarship documenting the many and varied experiences that make up African and African American history and culture. Along with over 10,000 articles, 2,500 images, and 200 maps, the site features an excellent "Focus On" series each month, in which the editors compile various short...