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Documenting the American South: Documenting the American South (DAS) is a collection of sources on Southern history, literature and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century.

Language of the Land:Journeys Into Literary America: This site includes prints, photographs, and literary maps (regional and topical); quotes range from classic fiction to poetry and songs. The site offers a unique and excellent combination of literature and images for students of American history and writing.

Literary Movements: This site includes information on a variety of literary movements including Calvinism, Travel Narratives, Captivity Narratives, and Domestic Fiction.

The Psychedelic ‘60s: Literary Tradition and Social Change :This site includes information about the social movements of the 1960s in the United States, with emphasis on the literature of the period.

African American Literature Online: This is an annotated bibliography of Twentieth Century African American Literature. It includes over 75 novels, poems, autobiographies, and essays.

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century: This is a collection of 52 works providing access to the thought, perspectives and creative abilities of black women as captured in books and pamphlets published prior to 1920.

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