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Sunday School Books: Shaping the Values of Youth in Nineteenth-Century America     View
"This collection presents 163 Sunday school books published in America between 1815 and 1865, drawn from the collections of Michigan State University Libraries and the Clarke Historical Library at Central Michigan University Libraries. They document ...

19th Century American Cultural History     View
Timeline offering information on each decade of the 19th century with categories for art and architecture, business and the economy, books and literature, migration and immigration, education, news and events, music and theater, pastimes, science and ...

The Official Website of Mark Twain     View
In a technological twist that Samuel Langhorne Clemens might have relished, nearly 100 years after his death (April 12, 1910) Mark Twain has an official website. Includes a brief biography, fast facts, list of writings, photos, and quotes about and b ...

Mark Twain: Our Original Superstar     View
This 2008 article discusses the contemporary significance of "the man Ernest Hemingway said all of modern American literature could be traced back to: Mark Twain." The article notes that "[w]hether Twain was talking about racism ... fo ...,9171,1820166,00.html

The Writings of James Fenimore Cooper     View
This website "provides information on the on-going scholarly work of 'The Writings of James Fenimore Cooper,'" the goal of which is to "provide readers with sound scholarly editions of Cooper's major works, based wherever possible on a ...

Mark Twain     View
Companion to the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Ken Burns documentary about author Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens). The site features an interactive scrapbook of writing and artifacts, which was inspired by Twain's own scrapbooks and his invention of ...

Portpatrick Light - ipl2's Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey     View
Portpatrick Light is located "at the harbor entrance in Portpatrick on the North Channel along the southwest coast of Scotland." It was built in 1836 and decommissioned in 1900 "when the Killantringan Light became operational."

Aspects of the Victorian Book     View
This site explains how the mechanization of the industrial revolution and increased literacy changed publishing during 19th-century England. This site discusses penny dreadfuls, yellow backs, children's books, magazines, and novels.

Knowing Poe     View
This classroom guide features details about the literature, life, and times of writer Edgar Allan Poe. Features a timeline, video clips, primary source documents, lesson plans, and related resources. Includes a bibliography and a list of Poe sites (m ...

The Great Awakening & Revivalism in America     View
Brief essay on the Great Awakening, "the name given to the evangelical religious movement which swept America in the 18th and 19th centuries," and the poetry and music associated with the movement. Includes links to biographies of two compo ...



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