The Harper's Magazine blog The Stream offers a precis of a handful of short essays on sleep from the August issue of Harper's, including one by noted sleep historian A. Roger Ekirch.
Imagining Sleep: An Interdisciplinary Course on Sleep & Dream is a rich online resource created by Dr Carolyn Fay, whose doctoral research was on sleep in nineteenth-century French literature. The site contains a series of podcasts (or 'somniloquies') on sleep and dreaming, plus directed study activities, an interdisciplinary bibliography, and a glossary of sleep related terms. http://imaginingsleep.com
The latest issue of The Luminary, an online interdisciplinary journal based in the department of English and Creative Writing at Lancaster University, is a special number on beds and sleep
Sleep(less) Beds features a diverse range of articles on sleep and beds in film, literature, history and popular culture. Read more online, or download the new issue at: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/luminary. Also included in this issue is an interview with Professor Terry Eagleton.