This site contains a digital collection of 52 works by 19th-century black women writers. There are also biographies of black women writers. Additionally, a part of this website- the New York digital library functioning as an online exhibition-shows African American migration experiences vividly.
Created and maintained by Virginia University, this website provides readers with an opportunity to read a sample of American slave narratives written during slavery, to see some of the photographs taken at the time of the interviews, and to listen to some sound files. This website also contains guidelines for readers who want to further delve into this field of slave narratives such as "Selected Readings on American Slavery and Slave Narratives". A very valuable resource for students studying African American literature and more specifically, slave narratives.
African American Literature Bookclub is dedicated to Black Books. There is a list of the hundreds of writers profiled on this site. For some readers who want to find more information about an author, there are search engines found at the bottom of each AALBC.com page. Moreover, bookreviews, author's interview materials, videos, articles related to books, literary events schedules and African American film&DVD reviews are provided. Simply, this is a site that shows almost all achievements of Black Literarure.
This web page is a part of "Electronic Text Center" provided by University of Virginia Library. More than 140 African American writers are listed alphabetically and their full texts are provided. The works written by these wrtiters cover a wide range of periods from 1760 to early 1900. One thing inconvenient is that the list of all writers are shown in this one page. If you know authors' names or titles of their books, it's better to use search tool. Also, there are some restricted items that are available to University of Virginia users only, due to licensing requirements.
This web site provides materials about African American Literature during the Twentieth Century. Contents are divided by decades from 1920 to 1990, so users can click the specific period that they are interested in. This site includes over 75 novels, poems, autobiographies, and essays along with summaries of the selected literature. Also, this provides some significant events of each decade and the literary themes that African American authors were writing about during that decade. In spite of the detailed information, the page was last updated on January 12, 2001 and there's no update since then.