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Contemporary (Brit. & Amer.)
American Literature
Contemporary Amerian Authors, Works, Projects   Suggest a Link
General Contemporary American Resources
American Literature on the Web: Since 1945 (Akihito Ishikawa, Nagasaki C. of Foreign Languages, Japan)
Jewish American Literature Research Homepage (bibliographies of primary and secondary works on major contemporary authors and filmmakers) (Derek Royal, Purdue U.)
KYLT: A Site Devoted to Kentucky Writers (English Dept., Eastern Kentucky U.)
Multicultural U.S. Fiction Web: U.S. Fiction Since 1950 (pedagogically-oriented introduction to the concept, history, documents, and fiction of American multiculturalism; includes links and study guides) (Richard Pearce, Wheaton C.)
SouthWatch ("selected resources, essays, and reviews of [U.S.] Southern literature") (Robert Sterling Gingher)
Edward Abbey
Edward Abbey (Abbey's Web) 
Kathy Acker
General Resources
Currently Available Books by Kathy Acker (Booksmith)
Kathy Acker Page (Trevor Dodge)
Kathy Acker Page 
Kathy Acker Page (Bohemian Ink)
Kathy Acker Page (Henry W. Targowski)
Daniel Punday (Purdue Un. Calumet), "Theories of Materiality and Location: Moving Through Kathy Acker's Empire of the Senseless" (1998) (Genders)
Eric Weitzel (U. California, Santa Barbara), "Kathy Acker's Great Expectations: Plagiarism, the Sick, and the Dead " (1997) (Thresholds)
Literary Witches Interview: "Consorting with Hecate" 
Trevor Dodge, "I Lost My Soul in Fan Francisco: An Interview/Journal Entry Starring Kathy Acker, Portland, and Pussy" (1996) 
"Kathy Acker in Conversation with Angela McRobbie" (recording that must be ordered; "Post-structuralist and postmodern writing - influence of William Burroughs - the cut up method - human body as source of inspiration and focus of anxiety - 70s American punk culture")
R.U. Sirius, "Kathy Acker: Where Does She Get Off?" (interview) (io magazine)
Rosie X, "Pussy and the Art of Motor Cycle Maintenance" (interview) (geekgirl)
Writings & Recordings
Algeria (Trevor Dodge)
Blood and Guts in High School (excerpt) (Trevor Dodge)
Empire of the Senseless (excerpts) (Trevor Dodge)
"The Gift of Disease" (1996) ("I am going to tell this story as I know it. Even now, it is strange to me. I have no idea why I am telling it. I have never been sentimental. Perhaps just to say that it happened. In April of this year, 1996, I was diagnosed with breast cance
"The Language of the Body" (CTheory)
Mekons (sound-file excerpt from Acker's record) (Trevor Dodge)
Politics (excerpt) (Trevor Dodge)
Pussy, King of the Pirates (excerpts and reviews) (Trevor Dodge)
A Reading List in Support of the French Novel Form, le recit (Trevor Dodge)
Speech for the Artist in Society Conference, Chicago, Oct.1994 (Trevor Dodge)
Adrienne Rich (audio files plus brief info) (Poets in Person)
Sherman Alexie, "At Navajo Monument Valley Tribal School" (poem) (Karen Strom)
Allen Ginsberg (on Modern Literature page) 
Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou Page (Scott Williams)
Maya Angelou (Michigan State U. Celebrity Lecture Series)
Maya Angelou Explains "signifying" (audio file)
Anita Endrezze Page (Karen Strom, U. Mass.)
Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles Page 
Anniina's Amy Tan Page (Anniina Jokinen)
A. R. Ammons (audio files plus brief info) (Poets in Person)
John Ashbery
"For John Clare" (Leslie Chow)
John Ashbery (Electronic Poetry Center, SUNY Buffalo)
John Ashbery (audio files plus brief info) (Poets in Person)
Amiri Baraka (Leroi Jones)
Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) Page (Michael Borshuk)
Beats (See Also Individual Authors On This Page And On
Beat Generation (Bohemian Ink)
The Beats Page ("Literary Kicks" Page)
Homepage (Levi Asher)
Beat Bibliography (Sherri)
Beat Connections in Rock Music 
The Beats (Film List) 
Origin of the Word "Beat" 
Recent Beat News 
Mike Janssen, "The Influence of Jazz on the Beat Generation" (1994) 
Dodie Bellamy
Hysteria Conversion (Dodie Bellamy Page) (Earl Jackson, Jr., U. California, Santa Cruz)
Charles Bernstein (State U. Of New York, Buffalo)
Charles Bernstein (Electronic Poetry Center, SUNY Buffalo)
"I Don't Take Voice Mail" 
"Pound & Man at Yale" (e-mail messages to the POETICS list)
"Provisional Institutions: Alternative Presses and Poetic Innovation" (1995) (essay)
Review of Johanna Drucker, The Visible Word: Experimental Typography and Modern Art, 1909-1923 (1994) (Project Muse, Johns Hopkins U. Press)
"The Second War and Postmodern Memory" (1991) (poem/prose) (Postmodern Culture)
"Warning Poetry Area: Publics Under Construction" (1996) (essay)
Elizabeth Bishop
Elizabeth Bishop Homepage (Lou Duggan)
Elizabeth Bishop Page (Vassar C. Libraries)
The Elizabeth Bishop Site
Homepage (Daniel Anderson, U. Texas, Austin)
Library Collections of Elizabeth Bishop's Papers (info on major holdings in the U.S.) (Vassar C. Libraries)
Register of Elizabeth Bishop Papers at Vassar C. Library (Vassar C. Libraries)
Paul Bowles
www.PaulBowles.org ("the authorized Paul Bowles Web Site")
Paul Bowles Page at Literary Kicks 
A Paul Bowles Page (Peter Murray)
Gwendolyn Brooks
Gwendolyn Brooks (audio files plus brief info) (Poets in Person)
"We Real Cool" (Mary Anne Mohanraj)
Charles Bukowski
buk's page (bio and info about Charles Bukowski)
Charles Bukowski Page (Bohemian Ink)
Charles Bukowski Page 
Charles Bukowski: An Introduction to Bukowski, His Works, and Critical Texts (Damon Sauve / Oyster Boy Review)
Carter Revard Page (Karen Strom, U. Mass.)
Raymond Carver
Carver Web (Raymond Carver page) (Mike Welker)
Raymond Carver Page (Phil Carson)
Charles Olson (Electronic Poetry Center, SUNY Buffalo)
Charles Wright (audio files plus brief info) (Poets in Person)
Lucille Clifton, Selected Poems 
Robert Creeley
Robert Creeley Page (Andrew L. Graham (Keele U.)
Robert Creeley (Electronic Poetry Center, SUNY Buffalo)
Don Delillo
Don Delillo Web Site (English Dept., U. British Columbia)
Don DeLillo's America
Homepage (Curt Gardner)
DeLillo on Writing 
Interviews and 
Lit Crit 
Other Writing 
(conference) Don DeLillo: "At the Edges of Perception" (March 25-26, 1998, Rutgers U.) 
Rita Dove
"Lady Freedom Among Us" (UVA etext)
Rita Dove Page 
Rita Dove (audio files plus brief info) (Poets in Person)
Johanna Drucker
The History of the/my Wor(l)d (Granary Books)
Matthew G. Kirschenbaum (U. Virginia), Lines for a Virtual T/y/o/pography (in-progress hypertext and VRML dissertation being written "real-time" on the net; concerns the work of textuality theorist/artist Johanna Drucker)
"Offset Printing as a Creative Medium" 
E. L. Doctorow (lectures series announcement, with selected bibliography, audio, and photo) (Michigan State U. Celebrity Lecture Series)
Bret Easton Ellis
Mark Amerika and Alexander Laurence, Interview with Bret Easton Ellis (1994) (The Write Stuff)
Eudora Welty
Eudora Welty on the Internet (Center for the Study of Southern Culture, U. Mississippi / Henry P. Mills)
Gary Soto (audio files plus brief info) (Poets in Person)
William Gass
John Unsworth (U. Virginia), "William Gass's The Tunnel: The Work in Progress as Post-Modern Genre" (1992)
William Gibson
"Agrippa (A Book of the Dead)" (text of the limited-edition, read-once/self-destroying, art-book poem)
The Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics: A Web Site (site includes critical apparatus and essays) (David Dodd, U. California, Santa Cruz)
Gregory Corso 
Paula Gunn Allen
"Taking a Visitor to See the Ruins" (Karen Strom)
Joy Harjo (Karen Strom)
"Eagle Poem" 
Joy Harjo and Poetic Justice Page 
"Reconciliation: A Prayer" 
"Santa Fe" 
"September Moon" 
"She Had Some Horses" 
John Hawkes
John Unsworth (U. Virginia), "Practicing Post-Modernism: The Example of John Hawkes" -1991
Joseph Heller
Joseph Heller Page (Bohemian Ink)
Joseph Heller (Michigan State U. Celebrity Lecture Series)
James Merrill (audio files plus brief info) (Poets in Person)
John Cage (Electronic Poetry Center, SUNY Buffalo)
Karl Shapiro (audio files plus brief info) (Poets in Person)
Galway Kinnell
"The Correspondence School Instructors Says Goodbye to His Poetry Students" (Mary Anne Mohanraj)
Jerzy Kosinski
(interview) William Gallo, "Jerzy Kosinski: Writing by Chance and Necessity" (1977) (Joshua Berlow / Rocky Mountain News)
The Painted Bird (brief excerpt) (Paul Tucker, U. California, San Diego)
Lawrence Ferlinghetti 
Audre Lorde
Selected Poetry (Mary Anne Mohanraj)
The Man Behind Maus: Art Spiegelman in his Own Words (with Chris Goffard)
Maxine Kumin (audio files plus brief info) (Poets in Person)
Rigoberta Menchu
Interview with Rigoberta Menchu (Paula Giese)
Michael Mollo, A Purgatory of Semiotics (poetry)
N. Scott Momaday
"The Delight Song of Tsoai-talee" (Karen Strom)
"Forms of the Earth at Abiquiu" (Karen Strom)
From The Names (Karen Strom)
Unofficial N. Scott Momaday Page (Adora La Poz)
Norman Mailer (Michigan State U. Celebrity Lecture Series)
Marsha Norman
Concordance to 'night, Mother by Marsha Norman (Iowa State U.)
Ntozake Shange (Henry Holt & Co., Inc.)
Joyce Carol Oates
Celestial Timepiece: Joyce Carol Oates Page (Randy Souther)
Joyce Carol Oates (Michigan State U. Celebrity Lecture Series)
Sharon Olds
Modernist Conversations: Sharon Olds and Countee Cullen (juxtaposes poems by the two poets to explore their dialogic relationship) (Cherie Bosarge, Laura Venegas)
Sharon Olds (audio files plus brief info) (Poets in Person)
Cynthia Ozick Page (Bedford/St. Martin's)
Marjorie Perloff (Stanford U.)
Marjorie Perloff (Electronic Poetry Center, SUNY Buffalo)
"Something Is Happening, Mr. Jones" (Electronic Book Review)
Thomas Pynchon
General Resources
Thomas Pynchon Page (Akihito Ishikawa)
Thomas Pynchon Pages (Tom Ware)
San Narciso College Thomas Pynchon Page 
Spermatikos Logos (The Libyrinth)
Archive of PYNCHON-L mailing list for 1992-93 
Wes Chapman (Illinois Wesleyan U.), "Male Pro-Feminism and the Masculinist Gigantism of Gravity's Rainbow" (1996) (Postmodern Culture)
Nick Spencer (Emory U.), "Clausewitz and Pynchon: Post-Romantic War in Gravity's Rainbow" (1996) (Carole Meyers)
"Is it O.K. to Be a Luddite?" (1984) (New York Times Book Review / Spermatikos Logos)
Online Pynchon Papers ("Although Pynchon is best known for his novels, he has also penned a copious amount of essays, articles, cover blurbs, and liner notes; many of which have found their way onto the Web. This page contains some of these writings . .
Tom Robbins
Tom Robbins Page (Dale Kirby)
Ron Silliman (Electronic Poetry Center, SUNY Buffalo)
Philip Roth
Philip Roth Society 
Brian Finney (California State U., Long Beach), "Roth's Counterlife: Destabilizing The Facts" (1993) 
Philip Roth (Michigan State U. Celebrity Lecture Series)
J.D. Salinger
Bananafish Home: J.D. Salinger Page (collaboratively-produced page) (Steven Foskett)
J.D. Salinger Page (Bohemian Ink)
Anne Sexton
Anne Sexton Home Page (Ari Frankel)
Anne Sexton Archive 
Modernist Conversations: Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton, Two Confessional Poets (juxtaposes poems by the two poets to explore their dialogic relationship) (Lori Jendusa)
"My Friend, My Friend" (Lori Jendusa)
Gary Snyder
Gary Snyder 
Gary Snyder Page (from The Language of Life with Bill Moyers)
Stanley Elkin Research Page (bibliography of primary and secondary works) (Derek Royal, Purdue U.)
Susan Howe (Electronic Poetry Center, SUNY Buffalo)
Susan Sontag (Michigan State U. Celebrity Lecture Series)
Tom Wolfe (Michigan State U. Celebrity Lecture Series)
Truman Capote Page (Bohemian Ink)
John Updike
The Centaurian - A John Updike Website for Information and Discussion 
Dwight Garner, Interview: John Updike (Salon)
Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vonnegut Home Page (Kevin A. Boon)
Kurt Vonnegut (Michigan State U. Celebrity Lecture Series)
The Unofficial Kurt Vonnegut Page (Brian Briscott)
Alice Walker
Anniina's Alice Walker Page (Anniina Jokinen)
"I Said to Poetry" (Mary Anne Mohanraj)
Selected Bibliography of The Color Purple (Louisiana C.)
Web Page of Toni Morrison's Beloved (English 316K, U. Texas, Austin)
W. S. Merwin (audio files plus brief info) (Poets in Person)

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