Literature Resource Center
This is a database to which Kirkwood Libraries subscribes. Search by author or subject; once you've searched look at the left side for ways to limit your search. Searches many publications and databases for a wide variety of journal articles and criticism. If you're accessing this off-campus, you'll need to enter your k number and Eaglenet password. (IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE WITH THIS LINK, visit http://guides.kirkwood.edu/az.php and click on Literature Resource Center or contact a librarian.)
Modern American Poetry
Online journal from the Department of English at the University of Illinois. Has great collections of resources on many poets.
The Poetry Archive
A rich resource with deep resources on many poets, sometimes including audio recordings and critical analysis. Click on "Poets" in the left top navigation and search for your poet.
The Poetry Foundation
An organization dedicated to supporting the reading and writing of poetry. A great place to start here is the "Around the Web" link under "Resources".
Search for your poet in the upper left - you'll find a biography, links to poems, suggested similar poets, and more!
Baca, Jimmy Santiago
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
Byron, Lord (George Gordon)
Cofer, Judith Ortiz
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
Dunbar, Paul Laurence
Fauset, Jesse Redmon
Grimke, Angelina Weld
Heron, Gil Scott
Herrera, Juan Felipe
Hopkins, Gerard Manley
Inada, Lawson Fusao
Last Poets, The
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin
Millay, Edna St. Vincent
Nye, Naomi Shihab
Poe, Edgar Allan
Raleigh, Sir Walter
Rilke, Rainer Maria
Rios, Alberto Alvaro
Robinson, Edwin Arlington
Salter, Mary Jo
Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Sidney, Sir Phillip
Tennyson, Lord, Alfred
Williams, William Carlos
Yeats, William Butler
Greetings and welcome to the Forms of Literature: Poetry LibGuide!
On this page you'll find several things to help you complete your research paper. On the left are poetry-specific resources, and below that the list of approved poets about which you can write. Below this box, you'll find more information on how to use the many resources at your Kirkwood Library and general writing resources to help you craft an excellent paper. Please don't hesitate to stop by a library at any time for detailed research help. Library hours, as well as information on how to call, email, or instant message a reference librarian are here: http://www.kirkwood.edu/library, as well as in the "Ask A Librarian" box to the right. a box to the right.
Happy researching and writing!
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