Famous authors and poets, a guide to top websites

Famous authors and poets; author texts and biographies; a guide to top websites

Autores; Autoren; Scrittori; Auteurs; Poètes



Abbott, Edwin

Edwin A Abbott. Flatland, by Edwin A. Abbott.
Edwin Abbott, Wikipedia entry.

Ackroyd, Peter

Peter Ackroyd profile from Random House.
Peter Ackroyd. Guardian profile.
Peter Ackroyd, Wikipedia entry.

Adams, Douglas

The Douglas Adams website.
Douglas Adams. BBC Online
Douglas Adams. Wikipedia entry.

Adams, Henry

Henry Adams. The Education of Henry Adams
Henry Adams, Wikipedia entry.
Henry Adams, a profile.

Adcock, Fleur

Fleur Adcock. New Zealand Book Council
Fleur Adcock. Wikipedia entry.
Fleur Adcock. An introduction, bibliography.

Adonis (Adunis)

Adunis. Wikipedia
Adunis. The Griffin Poetry Prize


Aeschylus. MIT Internet Classics Archive. Aeschylus etexts.  Agamemnon,  The Choephori,
Eumenides , The Persians,  Prometheus Bound, The Seven Against Thebes, The Suppliants.
Aeschylus. Wikipedia entry.
Aeschylus (c. 525-456 BC). An introduction


Aesop. Aesop’s Fables  online.
Aesop’s Fables. An Online Collection. Includes more than 650 Fables, indexed in table format, 
with morals listed.
Aesop’s Fables illustrated and retold by art students of The University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Akhmatova, Anna

Anna Akhmatova webpage.
Anna Akhmatova. Academy of American Poets
Anna Akhmatova. Portrait, introduction, readings, links.
Anna Akhmatova poems translated into English.
Anna Akhmatova. Wikipedia
Anna Akhmatova. Poetry Foundation
Works by or about Anna Akhmatova

Albee, Edward

Edward Albee, background information.
Edward Albee. An overview, with web links.
Edward Albee Wikipedia entry.

Alcott, Louisa May

Nineteenth century home of Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women.
Louisa May Alcott, Wikipedia entry.
Louisa May Alcott. Little Women etext.

Alexandre, Vicente

Vicente Alexandre Nobel Prize Archive

Alexievich, Svetlana

Svetlana Alexievich. Wikipedia
Svetlana Alexievich. Voices from Big Utopia
Svetlana Alexievitch’s website.
Svetlana Alexievich’s Nobel Win. The New Yorker
Svetlana Alexievich, Nobel Laureate. The New Yorker
Svetlana Alexievich. Facts, NobelPrize.org
Everything you need to know about Svetlana Alexievich

Algers, Horatio

Horatio Algers, Wikipedia entry.
Horatio Alger internet resources.

Amis, Martin

Martin Amis Web. Commentary, interviews, articles.
Martin Amis. Guardian Unlimited
Martin Amis, Wikipedia entry.
Martin Amis. BBC interviews.
Martin Amis on reading and writing.
Martin Amis. The Paris Review

Andersen, Hans Christian

Hans Christian Andersen Centre, Denmark.
Hans Christian Andersen, Fairy Tales. Texts from Project Gutenberg.
Hans Christian Andersen, Wikipedia entry.
Hans Christian Andersen Museum, Denmark.

Angelou, Maya

Maya Angelou. Poems and background information. Poets.org
Maya Angelou. Poems by Maya Angelou at Poem Hunter.
Maya Angelou. Guardian article on Maya Angelou.
Maya Angelou dies. The New York Times
Maya Angelou. Wikipedia entry.

Apollinaire, Guillaume

A Guillaume Apollinaire website.
Guillaume Apollinaire. Wikipedia entry.
Alcools, by Guillaume Apollinaire.
Apollinaire reading Le Pont Mirabeau. YouTube
Apollinaire’s Calligrammes
Poems by Apollinare, in French.
Guillaume Apollinaire. Poems, articles, audio, bios.
Zone, an English translation.
A digital rendition of Apollinaire’s best known poem, “Il Pleut”
Audio recordings of Apollinaire reading his poems Le Pont Mirabeau, Marie and Le Voyageur
Les onze mille verges an e-book (in French)


Apuleius. Eros and Psyche, Metamorphoses
Apuleius. The Golden Ass
Works by Apuleius. The Defence. MIT

Aquinas, Louis

Thomas Aquinas Wikipedia entry.
Thomas Aquinas. Works by Thomas Aquinas at Project Gutenberg.
Thomas Aquinas. Summa Theologica

Aragon, Louis

Louis Aragon Online. Actualité, biographie, oeuvres et bibliographie.
Louis Aragon. Wikipedia entry.
The Louis Aragon Internet Archive
Texts by Louis Aragon at The International Dada Archive, The University of Iowa.


Aristophanes. MIT Internet Classics Archive. The Clouds, The Frogs, The Birds and others.
Aristophanes monologues.
Aristophanes Wikipedia entry.
Aristophanes poems. The Poetry Archive
Aristophanes and his Comedies. Theatre History


Aristotle, Wikipedia entry.
The Athenian Constitution
Free Online Library: Aristotle. Online texts, with a short biography.
On Dreams
Nicomachean Ethics 
The Poetics

Arnold, Mathew

Mathew Arnold. Wikipedia entry.
Mathew Arnold. Dover Beach
Mathew Arnold. Culture and Anarchy
Matthew Arnold. Poetry, Poems, Bios & More
Poetry of Matthew Arnold. PoetSeers
Matthew Arnold, by G. W. E. Russell
The Letters of Matthew Arnold, Digital Edition
Matthew Arnold: An Overview

Artaud, Antonin

Antonin Artaud. Wikipedia entry.
Antoni Artaud. Drawings, writings, performance.
Artaud’s influence on Patti Smith
Antonin Artaud: Die Nacht wirkt
Antonin Artaud. La Máquina del tiempo ofrece textos del autor francés, comentarios sobre su obra y álbum fotográfico.
Giornale Di Confine: Artaud

Ashbery, John

John Ashbery poems. interviews. Buffalo University
John Ashbery. The Academy of American Poets
John Ashbery. Wikipedia entry.
The Ashbery Resource Center
The Gentleness of John Ashbery. The New Yorker
John Ashbery’s Whisper Out of Time. The New Yorker
Poet John Ashbery dies age 90. The Guardian
Works by or about John Ashbery
Audio recordings of John Ashbery

Asimov, Isaac

Isaac Asimov. Asimov’s Science Fction. An Asimov blog.
Isaac Asimov. Wikipedia entry.
Isaac Asimov Homepage

de Assis, Joaquim

Machado de Assis. Academia. Informações Biográficas, Bibliografia, 100 anos de Dom Casmurro,
Exposição Virtual.

Atwood, Margaret

The Margaret Atwood Society
Margaret Atwood. Wikipedia entry.
The Handmaid’s Tale. Wikipedia entry.
Margaret Atwood. Random House
Margaret Atwood. Toronto Library

Auden, W. H.

W. H. Auden (from the Auden Society)
W. H. Auden. Academy of American Poets. Selected poems.
Archival material relating to W. H. Auden. The UK National Archives
W H Auden, Wikipedia entry.
W. H. Auden. BBC biography.
Archival material relating to W. H. Auden
Auden reading A Child’s Guide to Modern Physics.
W. H. Auden on YouTube.
WH Auden. The Guardian

Augustine of Hippo (Saint Augustine)

Saint Augustine Website, by J.J. O’Donnell.
Saint Augustine. Wikipedia entry.
Augustine of Hippo. Extensive bibliography and on-line articles.
Works by or about Augustine of Hippo in libraries.
St. Augustine. Christian Classics Library
Augustinus.it. Latin and Italian texts.
Sanctus Augustinus. Documenta Catholica Omnia. In Latin.
City of God, Confessions, Enchiridion, Doctrine. Audio books.

Aurelius, Marcus

The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius. Wikipedia

d’Aurevilly, Barbey Jules

Barbey Jules d’Aurevilly
Jules Barbey d’Aurevilly. Wikipedia
Works by Jules Barbey d’Aurevilly

Austen, Jane

Jane Austen Homepage.
Jane Austen, Wikipedia entry.
The Jane Austen Society of Australia
The Jane Austen Society of North America
The Jane Austen Society of the United Kingdom
Jane Austen’s House Museum
The Jane Austen Centre, Bath

Pride and Prejudice etexts from Project Gutenberg.
Novels by Jane Austen. The Electronic Literature Foundation
Jane Austen etexts at Project Gutenberg.
Works by Jane Austen. Ebooks in HTML
Works by Jane Austen. Printable PDF ebooks.
Works by Jane Austen for cell phones