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Finding Poems

Contemporary American Poetry- Eng 5000 - Sewell

 Library Poetry Resources

Columbia Granger's World of Poetry
The Columbia Granger’s World of Poetry currently contains 250,000 poems in full text and 450,000 citations, in addition to several important new features, commentaries, bibliographies, notes on form and a glossary of prosodic terms. The poems in full text are the most widely-read in the English language, as well as in Spanish, French, German, and Italian. Included also is poetry in Portuguese, Polish, Yiddish, Welsh, Gaelic, and other Celtic languages, as well as poems in the ancient languages: Anglo-Saxon, Provencal and Latin.

Literature Online (Chadwyck-Healey)
A fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 382 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.

Literature Resource Center (Gale)
Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements. Cross-searching capability between Literature Resource Center (LRC) and Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Web Resources

The is just a sampling of some of the valuable resources freely available to you via the internet.  Some of these sites may have digitized images of the original texts along with extensive bibliographies.  But, when searching the internet for research purposes, be sure to pay close attention to sites with .org or .edu web addresses. If you find a valuable site not listed below, please let me know so that I can add it to the list.  

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