Literature: 19th Century American Literature
These sites are about 19th century literature. Includes authors of the time period, types of literature they wrote, and themes of the period. Also includes event of the period that influenced the writing and styles of writing at the time. Link to eThemes Resource: Literature: Romanticism in American Literature included.
19th Century American Literature
This site is a list of biographies about six different authors from 19th century literature.
The 19th Century Novel
Learn about the 19th century novel; more specifically the romantic novel; major romantic novelists; the victorian novel; major victorian novelists; other victorian novels of note; realism, local color, and naturalism; and major 19th century american novelists.
Timeline of American Literature
Type in a year between 1530 and 2000 to find out what events were happening that influenced writings.
American Literature through Time
Find out about a particular time period of literature by clicking on the era. Includes American Renaissance/Romanticism, Gothic, Realism, Naturalism, and more.
Nineteenth Century Literature:Literary History
Follow links on this page for information on the author.
19th Century American Literary, Historical, and Cultural Studies
These websites are about 19th century American
literary, historical, and cultural studies. Includes periods and topics, authors and texts, and more.
Kate Chopin's "The Awakening": Chopin, Realism, and Local Color in late 19th Century America Lesson
This lesson introduces students to the concepts of realism using Kate Chopin's "The Awakening." Resources include: Introduction, Guiding Questions, Learning Objectives, Preparation Instructions, Lesson Activities, and Extension Activities.
Kate Chopin's The Awakening: Searching for Women & Identity in Chopin's "The Awakening"
This lesson uses Chopin's "The Awakening" to explore female characters' and regional stereotypes of the time. Resources include: Introduction, Guiding Questions, Learning Objectives, Preparation Instructions, Lesson Activities, and Extension Activities.
Perspective on the Slave Narrative Lesson
This lesson focuses on the slave narrative, one of the most widely-read genres of 19th-century American literature. Resources include: Introduction, Guiding Questions, Learning Objectives, Preparation Instructions, Lesson Activities, and Extension Activities.
eThemes Resource: Literature: Romanticism in American Literature
These sites provide information about Romanticism in American Literature. Learn about the tenets of Romanticism as well as the lives and works of prominent writers of the time including Walt Whitman, Edgar Allen Poe, Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Kate Chopin, and others. Also includes literature units designed to encourage a greater understanding of the authors from this time period. There is a link to eThemes resources on Edgar Allen Poe.