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Australian Literary and Historical Texts
This is a collection of more than 300 Australian literary and historical texts.
Search a listing in alphabetical order by author's name, as well as keyword search and browse by category pages.
Search the National Library of Australia to access literature to assist with your studies. "There are a number of free websites and subscription databases containing online material, some full-text, for Australian literature works, biographies and criticism."
The Australian Poetry Library
The Australian Poetry Library (APL) aims to promote a greater appreciation and understanding of Australian poetry by providing access to a wide range of poetic texts as well as to critical and contextual material relating to them, including interviews, photographs and audio/visual recordings.
Poetry and Performance
Listen to well-known figures perform readings of poetry by some of Britain and America’s most distinguished poets. Access audio recordings, interpretations of the poems, and explore the connections between the poets’ lives and their work.
States of Poetry
Listen to individual poets talk about their poems submitted to this site and hear them read their poems. Choose to listen from a wide range of podcasts.
"The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience."
Collections of classic and contemporary poems to read, study guides and notes to help.
""Literary theory" is the body of ideas and methods we use in the practical reading of literature. By literary theory we refer not to the meaning of a work of literature but to the theories that reveal what literature can mean ... "
Introduction to Modern Literary Theory
A brief introduction to a wide range of modern literary theories; including, existentialism, postmodernism and phenomenology.
Literary Theory: An Introduction
Free download of eBook - Literary Theory: An Introduction by Terry Eagleton.