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Author Study

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Use these resources to learn more about your authors:

 

General Sources:

 

Databases:

Bloom's LIterature in Facts on File/ Infobase Database

http://www.fofweb.com/Lit/default.asp

 

Literary Reference Center in Ebscohost

http://web.a.ebscohost.com/lrc/search/basic?sid=95ac3570-7628-408f-a904-10634a1d2431%40sessionmgr4001&vid=0&hid=4107

 

Learn360 Trial video streaming database from Infobase

Password is the same as Facts on File/ Infobase

http://learn360.infobase.com/p_Login.aspx?e=1&wID=17527

 

Websites

Project Gutenberg

https://www.gutenberg.org

 

Poetry Foundation.org: Poetry and Discussion

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/

 

Poets.org: Poems and Poets

https://www.poets.org/

 

Shmoop

http://www.shmoop.com/literature/study-guides/sort-author.html

 

Cliff Notes

http://www.cliffsnotes.com/literature

 

 

Male Authors 

 Ray Bradbury

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/search/?query=ray+bradbury&go=Go


O'Henry

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/author/634


Edgar Allan Poe

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/search/?query=edgar+allan+poe


F. Scott Fitzgerald

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/search/?query=f.+scott+fitzgerald


​Mark Twain

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/search/?query=mark+twain


​Langston Hughes

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/search/?query=langston+hughes

 

Female Authors

 Amy Tan

Author's website: https://www.amytan.net/

NPR Coverage: http://www.npr.org/books/authors/138373808/amy-tan

TED Talk on Creativity: https://www.ted.com/talks/amy_tan_on_creativity?language=en

On her writing method: http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2013/12/amy-tans-lonely-pixel-by-pixel-writing-method/282215/


Zora Neale Hurston

Author's website: http://zoranealehurston.com/

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/search/?query=zora+neale+hurston


Julia Alvarez

Author website: http://www.juliaalvarez.com/

PBS.org VIdeo: http://www.pbs.org/video/2365053440/

NPR Coverage: http://www.npr.org/books/authors/138296148/julia-alvarez

Interview with Julia Alvarez/ Syracuse University

 


Jhumpa Lahiri

Author website: https://www.randomhouse.com/kvpa/jhumpalahiri/

The NYTImes: http://www.nytimes.com/topic/person/jhumpa-lahiri


​Sandra Cisneros

Author website: http://www.sandracisneros.com/bio.php

Interview with Cisneros: http://www.missourireview.com/archives/bbarticle/interview-with-sandra-cisneros/

 


Maya Angelou

Author website: http://mayaangelou.com/

 

 

 

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