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Late American Literature

a guide for resources on late American literature, developed specifically for students enrolled in EN 204.

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  • provides author biographical information as well as a bibliography with links to works, articles, and sound recordings of her readings. 
  • Biography of Flannery O'Connor by New Georgia Encyclopedia 
  • The Eudora Welty Foundation includes information on Eudora Welty's works, career, and life. 
  • includes selections of Frank O'Hara's poems, audio, videos, and photograph.
  • Modern American Poetry is a learning environment and resource for the study of modern and contemporary American poetry. The site provides biographical and historical information, criticism, and other materials.  The site also includes audio, other media files, essays, images of poets and book jackets, bibliographies, archives, and teaching resources.
  • Poetry Foundation's page on Tennessee Williams provides author background and full texts of his works.

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