Steven Knight's Bookmarks: Literary links

Last modified: 7 December 2000
Ulysses for Dummies Distilling Bloom's day down to its essentials. Animated GIFs!
Illustrated Beowulf Starring: President Bill Clinton, Danish Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen and Pope John Paul II, Cookie Monster, Michelle Pfeiffer, Boris Yeltsin, Godzilla, Hillary Clinton, The A-Team, and David Letterman (the little guys in the castle)!
Non Sequitur -- Latin Mottoes and Phrases For the Masses  
Aphorisms Galore! (with apologies to Allen Ginsberg)
The Awful German Language Mark Twain
Children's Literature  
The Caldecott Medal Home Page  
The Newbery Medal Home Page  
The Children's Literature Web Guide  
A Randomly-Composed Poem drawn from Humanities Text Initiative American Verse Collection  
EE Times Presents: POEMS  
On-line texts  
Alex: A Catalog of Electronic Texts on the Internet  
Books On-line, Listed by Author  
Online Literature Library  
Words and the History of Language  
A.Word.A.Day Home Page  
A.Word.A.Day -- Travails of English  
English as She is Spoke The worst phrasebook every written.
Bierce: Devil's Dictionary Extracts The classic reference work.
Interactive KulturChock: Swedish idioms in literal translation More humor.
A Zillion Troubles Why Americans think a billion is 1,000,000,000 and Brits think it's 1,000,000,000,000.
The American-British - British-American Dictionary Very thorough and well-presented, covering pronounciation, spelling, meaning, and with a lot of links to similar sites.
Netscrap(TM): Washington Post's Style Invitational Infamous contest to alter a word by ading, subtracting or changing a letter and supplying a new definition. All about phrases with reversals of words, phrases, letter, or sounds: "When the going gets tough, the tough get going."
Hebrew 101 by Abbott and Costello "No, no, no. Mee is who."
Models for Clear Writing, 3/e
Donald, et al
Strunk, William. 1918. The Elements of Style.  
Frank Jacobs Frank Jacobs has written light verse for Mad Magazine since before I began reading it in the late 1960's. His parodies of well-known poems and poets are, in my opinion, absolutely brilliant.
Jacob to Jag  
the jabberwocky variations: introduction  
Sarah Lindsay A bunch of links mentioning Sarah, an old friend from college whose volume of poetry Primate Behaviour was a 1997 National Book Award finalist.
Sarah Lindsay's Primate Behaviour -- Authors Review of Books -- 12/21/97  
The Academy of American Poets - Publishers  
The Academy of American Poets - Books Noted  
The Threepenny Review: Fall 97 Table of Contents  
Book Notes: (04/05/98, CHN)  
ALA RUSA Notable Books 1998