Introduction to Literature
English 112 (English Composition II)
Resources for Poetry
Atlantic Monthly poetry online -
1857 to now, from poems by Emerson to Polish Nobel winner Wislawa Szymborska, read and
maybe hear (Real Audio) poems and commentary.
Internet Poetry Archive -
collects selected works and background information on a few Nobel laureates, currently
Czeslaw Milosz, Seamus Haney, and Phil Levine.
Poetry Resources at Iowa State University English Server -
in classical poems but also lists a few original works, a poetry journal, and a few essays
about poetry. The search engine on the page searches for any word match, not whole
titles, if you ask it to find a poem. It also links to a few other poetry sites.
American Verse Project - http://www.hti.umich.edu/english/amverse/
from the University of Michigan and the University of Michigan Press is an electronic
archive of volumes of American poetry prior to 1920. About half of the poets
represented are printed here are women.
Listening Booth at the Academy of American Poets -
online readings of many twentieth century poets and frequently anthologized poems
such as Jane Cooper's "Rent," Langston Hughes reading his own "The Negro
Speaks of Rivers," and Galway Kinnell reading his "After Making Love We Hear
Footsteps" before a live, amused audience. You can download free RealAudio to listen.
National Poetry Map - http://www.onlinepoetryclassroom.org/what/map.cfm
"Locate poetry resources in your area by using the National
Poetry Map, which offers state-by-state listings of poets, journals,
poetry organizations, reading series, literary festivals, creative writing
programs, and much more."--quoted from the Online
Poetry Classroom website 10/23/03
Poetry Poem -
allows anyone to post works in accordance with the guidelines of the site. Remember that
many are beginners and they admit it, so be encouraging.
Representative Poetry -
at the University of Toronto is a chronological list of poems era by era, but you can
access the list by poet, by title, by first line, and by keyword.
Pre-twentieth-century criticism about poetry is also available here, some in prose,
some in verse.
Poetry Daily -
focuses on contemporary poetry. Click on the poem featured for the day, or scroll down to
see the list of poems featured during the current week.
Robert Frost poetry and criticism -
Isaac Rosenberg's "Break of Day in the Trenches" -
is an interactive hypermedia site about this poet and poem plus other literature and
contextual materials related to World War I.
Poetry and Medicine - http://endeavor.med.nyu.edu/lit-med/lit-med-db/webdocs/webgenres/poem.genre.html
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