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Poetry

Finding Poetry in the Library

Most poems are found in an anthology or collection of works

  • an anthology is a book or other collection of selected writings by various writers usually in the same literary form, of the same period, or on the same subject. e.g. a book of poetry by various poets selected from several books by many poets.
  • a collection is a book of selected writings from various books by an author of the same theme or various themes. e.g. a book of selected short stories from various books by the same author

Search in the library catalog by author, for example search for dickinson, emily

  • use the left-hand toolbar titled “Narrow your search”
  • under Subjects look for “criticism and interpretation”

Print Sources

  • Poetry Criticism
  • Poetry for Students
  • Granger’s Index to Poetry
Last update: Tuesday, 01 October, 2013 13:34