HOWARD PHILLIPS LOVECRAFT (20 August 1890–15 March 1937)
is probably best known as a writer of weird fiction, but some believe his voluminous correspondence to be his greatest accomplishment. You can explore his numerous facets through the many pages outlined here:
The International Virginia Woolf Society is devoted to encouraging and facilitating the scholarly study of, critical attention to, and general interest in, the work and career of Virginia Woolf, and to facilitate ways in which all people interested in her writings--scholars, critics, teachers, students, and common readers--may learn from one another, meet together, contact each other, and help one another. Find out more about our organization, activities, and Virginia Woolf herself by following the links below.
A comprehensive C. S. Lewis site that includes a daily quote, photographs, illustrations, scholarly papers, discussion forums, audio files, complete lists of literary works, and many other items of interest.
Jump aboard the Hogwart Express to come on a fantastic adventure at the official JK Rowling Website. See what's on my desk. Read all about me, JK Rowling, and what inspired and still inspires the Harry Potter series. Read the very latest news. See what the latest rumours are and get all the gossip. There are hidden pieces of Potterania hidden all around the site.
The James Joyce Centre is dedicated to promoting an understanding of the life and works of James Joyce. In doing so, the Centre strives to be an integral contributor to the network of institutions which celebrate Ireland’s rich cultural heritage. The James Joyce Centre provides the casual visitor, student and scholar alike with a rewarding and memorable experience.
Singular "their" etc., was an accepted part of the English language before the 18th-century grammarians started making arbitrary judgements as to what is "good English" and "bad English", based on a kind of pseudo-"logic" deduced from the Latin language, that has nothing whatever to do with English.
The Society's mission is to offer scholars, advanced students, and persons interested in the work and life of Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) an opportunity to share in the study and appreciation of this writer of worldwide reputation.
The Katherine Mansfield Birthplace is the childhood home of one of the world's best-known short story writers and New Zealand's most famous author.
Here you can enjoy a virtual visit to this historic family home and garden, as well as discover the life and work of the writer herself.
The Kipling Society is for everyone interested in the prose and verse, and life and times, of Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936).
Best selling poet, children's author, novelist, supreme master of the short story, he enriched the English language with more memorable quotations than any other writer of his time.
The Literary Encyclopedia is an authoritative, up-to-date reference work written by named scholars, most of whom are current university teachers. Its entries represent the state of the art in scholarly understanding and it grows in scale every week. Our aspiration is eventually to provide a scholarly description of every author and text read in the English-speaking world.
This set of pages is a collection of links to sites on the Internet dealing especially with English and American literature, excluding most single electronic texts, and is limited to collections of information useful to academics -- I've excluded most poetry journals, for instance.