Literature and Drama
Technology in American
Drama 1920-1950: Soul and Society in the Age of the Machine
American drama between 1920 and 1950 explores the relationship between humans and machines during an age when technology became increasingly domesticated and accepted as an index to the American dream.
R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal
Brief introduction to the 1920 Czech play that introduced the word "robot" to languages across the globe. Includes images from several different productions.
Full Text Archives
Web-friendly editions of common-domain literary texts. I have taught from these editions of Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward, T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, Samuel Clemens's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Bernice Bobs Her Hair," and "The Dynamo and the Virgin" from Henry Adams's The Education of Henry Adams.
I hardly consider myself a poet, but I do write verse from time to time in order to make a point. If I had to classify it, I'd call it pedagogical poetry.
An Auto-mated Romance
A text-based computer game (interactive fiction).
Literature Links (Jerz's Literacy Weblog)