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         Poet Biographies Specific:     more books (47)
  1. Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde by Alexis De Veaux, 2004-05-03
  2. Merton: A Biography by Monica Furlong, 1995-11
  3. Poet Be Like God: Jack Spicer and the San Francisco Renaissance by Lewis Ellingham, Kevin Killian, 1998-05-15
  4. Song of Rita Joe: Autobiography of a Mi'kmaq Poet (American Indian Lives) by Rita Joe, 1996-05-28
  5. Down in My Heart: Peace Witness in War Time (Northwest Reprints) by William Stafford, 2006-03-30
  6. The Life and Wisdom of Gwen Frostic by Sheryl James, 1999-07
  7. Mayan Drifter: Chicano Poet in the Lowlands of America by Juan Felipe Herrera, 1997-01
  8. Bosie: The Man, The Poet, The Lover of Oscar Wilde by Douglas Murray, 2002-06-19
  9. May Swenson: Poets Life In Photos by R. R. Knudson, 1997-01-01
  10. Secret Life: An Autobiography by Michael Ryan, 1996-06-25
  11. Shining Eyes, Cruel Fortune: The Lives and Loves of Italian Renaissance Women Poets by Irma Jaffe, 2002-01-01
  12. The Healing Art: A Doctor's Black Bag of Poetry by Rafael Campo, 2003-08
  13. Leopardi: A Study in Solitude by Iris Origo, 1999-10
  14. Codeine Diary : A Memoir by Tom Andrews, 1998-02-02

81. AOL Canada Search: Search Results
SubCategories In specific Titles of Devonshire A historical 18th century Georgianbiography, written by Leo Daugherty s interview with the poet Allen Ginsberg

82. BIOGRAPHIES Research Guide - UCF Libraries
as a critical summary of each poet s career Use index volume to locate author/specificwork Literature Resource Center Provides biographies, bibliographies, and
Biographies Research Guide
Books and Multimedia Indexes and Databases
International Sources
National and Regional Sources ... Subject-Specific Sources
indicates key source indicates some full text
Note: Off-campus access to some online sources is restricted to current UCF students, faculty, and staff via Pegasus or Proxy connection There are countless sources for biographical information. This research guide makes no attempt to make an exhaustive list of sources; rather, this guide lists and describes some of the commonly-used general sources.
Before using this research guide to find biographical information determine: 1) possible name variations; 2) the type of information you need, i.e. short vital statistics, an article, or book; 3) if the person is living or dead; 4) gender; 5) ethnicity; 6) profession, subject, or discipline. This information will help determine which source is best to use.
Books and Multimedia
UCF Library Catalog
To locate book-length biographies and multimedia (videocassettes, DVDs) in the UCF Libraries, use the UCF Library Catalog. You can search by author, title, keyword, or subject.
  • To search for a person, as

83. Poetry Links
Click below to go directly to a specific link category, or just Poetry GeneralPoetry - Journals Poets - biographies Literary Orgs - NC Vicinity Literary
Click below to go directly to a specific link category, or just scroll down.
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Poetry - General

Poetry - Journals

Poets - Biographies

Literary Orgs - Nationwide
Writing - Teaching Poetry

Poetry and Poems - General Academy of American Poets - Find a Poem
The Atlantic Online - Poetry Pages

Oxford Anthology of Modern American Poetry

Poem Hunter
... Zoo Press Poets - Biographies Academy of American Poets - Find a Poet Lannan Literary Videos Norton Poets Online Arts North Carolina ... Virginia: Poetry Society of Virginia Literary Organizations - Nationwide Academy of American Poets National Association for Poetry Therapy National Endowment for the Arts NEA Accessibility Resource Center ... The Writer Magazine Publishing - Opportunities Conpo - Literary Contest Information List North Carolina Writers' Network - Calendar Writing Resources - General Dictionaries: OneLook [Dictionary Search] RhymeZone [Rhyming Dictionary] Encyclopedias: Encyclopedia Mythica Presses: Carolina Academic Press Miscellaneous: Inspiration Corner North Carolina Poetry Society - Calendar North Carolina Writers' Network - Calendar Poetry Society of America - PSA Resources ... Grolier Bookshop [1-800-234-POEM] Spring Church Books [1-800-496-1262] Writing - Specialized Forms Art of Haiku Magnetic Poetry North Carolina Haiku Society - Links Poetry at Ariadne's ... Various Forms Writing - Teaching Poetry

84. Colby College Libraries: Research: Poetry
lead to detailed explications of specific poems published published texts, criticalstudies, biographies and letters background reading s. The poets covered are

Finding Poems - print and electronic

Bibliographies of Poetry

Browsing Poetry Books and Magazines

Interpretation of Individual Poems
Directories, Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Finding Poems on the Internet
is the largest collection of full text poetry in electronic format and can be searched by authors, titles, words or phrases, or literary periods. Colby's subscription includes the following parts of the database:
  • American Poetry, 1600 - 1900. Over 40,000 poems by more than 200 American poets.
  • American Poetry 2, 1901 - 1997. An expanding database of 10,000 poems from over 94 poets.
  • English Poetry, 1100 - 1900. Over 165,000 poems by more than 1,250 poets drawn from nearly 4,500 printed sources.
  • Modern Poetry, 1972 - 1997. Contains works of poets currently published by Carcanet, Oxford University Press, and Enitharmon.
  • The Bible in English, 990 - 1970. Twenty versions of the English Bible.
  • Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare, 1591 - 1911.
  • English Drama, 1280 - 1915. English verse and prose drama, 4,000 plays by 1,200 authors.
The collection also includes a literary encyclopedia and a biographical encyclopedia, and a dictionary for quick reference.

85. WCHS Media Classlinks-Poetry
7. The Poetry Center biographies and poetry excerpts. a great site to check all typesof different poets. using an editing checklist with specific examples of
Freshman Poetry Brochure
Poetry Research Brochure You are to choose one poet we have studied and research him/her according to the given set of criteria. After your research is complete, you are to create a brochure about the poet. Your brochure should look professional, as if a marketing company had been hired to do it. It should be creative and have no mechanical or grammatical errors in it. I. Writing a Rough Draft Your class will be using Microsoft Publisher to create a brochure. You may select any style of brochure offered by Microsoft Publisher that appeals to you. Any sentence that you write in this brochure must be written in complete sentences. To receive an excellent grade on this assignment, it is essential that you carefully follow these directions for each panel of your brochure. Panel 1—Biography —This section includes 8 bulleted points about your author. You may get some information from your literature book and some information from the Internet when we go to the computer lab. Be sure to include information on the poet’s early, middle and late part of life.

86. Find A Poet
Find a poet Site provides biographical information, links to Web sites, and some fulltext poetry of more than 450 poets. Site is arranged alphabetically with a browsable list. The Academy of

87. The Resources
The Resources. The Poets Bookshelf. Poetry Hall of Fame. Poets' Corner The largest, most diverse, and most userfriendly public library of poetic works ever assembled. an electronic archive of
The Resources
Below is a list of possible sites to access the information you need.
Poet Information
The Poet’s Bookshelf Poetry Hall of Fame Poets' Corner : The largest, most diverse, and most user-friendly public library of poetic works ever assembled.
American Verse Project: The Humanities Text Initiative (HTI) is assembling an electronic archive of volumes of American poetry.
Poet Biographies : Poet's Corner free resource site. Modern American Poetry There are 161 poet companion sites. Neurotic Poets : Madness takes it's toll. Football Poems Football poetry is an inspiration for creative literature. Nubian Poets : An on-line source for information regarding poets of African descent Author Guides : It contains pointers to individual author guides or other cumulative documents that deal with specific writers.
Works Cited Information
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88. Resources For Researching Poets And Poetry
Biography and Genealogy Master Index. PR19 .S6) Includes biographical informationon major poets and general index volume to locate entries on specific writers
T his guide is meant to assist researchers in locating biographical information on poets as well as critical information on their work. Consult a reference librarian for assistance in locating and using these resources. Table of Contents:
Handbooks and Encyclopedias


Biographical Sources

Poem Locators

HANDBOOKS AND ENCYCLOPEDIAS Use these sources to find definitions of literary terms, brief biographical information, identification of characters and places, and general discussions of literary schools and movements.
A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory by J.A. Cuddon. Oxford: Blackwell, 1998.
(Ref PN41 .C83 1998)
Provides definitions and illustrations of poetic forms and genres. A Handbook to Literature 8th ed. by C. Hugh Holman and William Harman. New York: Macmillan, 1996.
(Ref PN41 .H6 1996) A dictionary of literary terms with useful outline of English and American literary history. The Longman Dictionary of Poetic Terms by Jack Myers. New York: Longman, 1989. (Ref PN1042 .M94 1989)

89. Biography
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90. SFCC Library Guide: Poets & Their Times
journals. Use the title index in the most recent volume to find specificpoems. biographies of famous poets are found here. Critical
Books Use the SFCC/SCC Book-Media Catalog to find books. For books about a poet, select Subject and type the poet's name in reverse order (last name first name). For example, Robinson Edwin or Frost Robert. You can also search specifically for criticism by adding a subheading:
    Dickey, James—Criticism and Interpretation
For books by a poet, such as a collection of poems, select Author and type the poet's name in reverse order
Brief Biography
The Encyclopedia of World Biography (R920.003 Encyclo)
Check the index, as it has some interesting information.
Dictionary of National Biography
The most important reference source for British and British Colonial biography. To be included you must have died before 1950.
Gale Literary Databases
Includes the Dictionary of Literary Biography
Contemporary Poets (R 821.9109 CONTEMP)
Poetry Criticism (R809.1 Poetry)
Excerpts of notable criticism from books and literary journals. Use the title index in the most recent volume to find specific poems. Biographies of famous poets are found here.
Critical Survey of Poetry
Essays provide biographies and analysis of works of English language poets. Use the Index in Volume 8.

91. Recommended Web Sites: Poetry And Quotations
and a list of top poems and poets; Drama, Poetry Find in your browser to locate specificquotations within site with many resources such as biographies for over

92. FCPS Instructional Services: Middle School Instruction
New readings by poets are featured in each issue of a bibliography, and even a ShakespeareBiography Quiz. Use specific sections for just in time learning, or
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Questions about what you're reading? What you're writing? Want to know more about the author you're studying? Explore these resources that provide a wealth of information about language arts study.
  • Writing Links
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    Literature Links
    Note : This Web page contains links to Web sites outside the FCPS network. FCPS does not control the content or relevancy of these pages.
    The Academy of American Poets
    A superb site that includes poet biographies, a wealth of poetry, and even a listening booth where authors read their work. The site also features contests and awards.
    The Atlantic Monthly Poetry Pages
    A new multimedia feature devoted to poets and poetry, both classic and contemporary. New readings by poets are featured in each issue of the magazine, as well as poetry and essays from The Atlantic's archive. This is a great resource to expose people to a collection of the current definition of great poetry.

93. Warrior Poet: A Biography Of Audre Lorde:Lots Of Good Books (Biography & Memoirs
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94. American Poetry Criticism
AE5 .E363 1993) B. Subject specific encyclopedias Dictionary full text access tobiographies, bibliographies and Poets profiled in the Dictionary of Literary
Sources for developing an overview of the poet's life and works
A. General encyclopedias
Encyclopedia Americana (Ref AE5 .E333 1995) Encylopedia Britannica (Ref AE5 .E363 1993)
B. Subject specific encyclopedias
Dictionary of Literary Biography . These volumes are arranged on the reference shelves by subject rather than as a set in one location. Essays about each poet average in length from 10 to 20 pages and include a list of works and a brief bibliography of books and journal articles about the author. The volumes of interest to you follow:
  • Conte, Joseph, ed. American Poets Since World War II. Fourth Series. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Company, 1996. (Dictionary of Literary Biography; vol. 165) (REF PS 323.5 .A5 1996) Conte, Joseph, ed. American Poets Since World War II. Fifth Series. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Company, 1996. (Dictionary of Literary Biography; vol. 169) (REF PS 323.5 .A5 1996b) Conte, Joseph, ed. American Poets Since World War II. Sixth Series. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Company, 1998. (Dictionary of Literary Biography; vol. 193) (REF PS 323.5 .A5 1998)

95. Poetry
Online Poetry Classroom http// - containsbiographies and links to sites about specific poets. Poetry
Academy of American Poets - search through this alphabetical list of poets and find biographical information, poems, and links to further information. African American Phat Library - contains images of the poets, poetry, and biographies of selected poets. African American Women Writers of the 19th Century - - The African American Women Writers of the 19th Century site is an online collection of full-text works. Users can browse the books by author, title, or literature type (fiction, poetry, biography and autobiography, and essays). Each work is (unfortunately) presented in a rather cramped frame, navigated with a table of contents on the left side. The site also includes a helpful introductory essay, technical notes, a discussion of editorial methods, a citation list, and an internal search engine. American Verse Project - “The American Verse Project is a collaborative project between the University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative and the University of Michigan Press. The project is assembling an electronic archive of volumes of American poetry prior to 1920. The full text of each volume of poetry is being converted into digital form.” "Browse the American Verse Project Texts" will allow you to scroll down the alphabetical list of authors to find the volumes available.

96. BUBL LINK / 5:15 Internet Resources: Biographies
to selected relevant Internet resources, compiled by a subject specialist, a subjectspecificbulletin board Provides biographies of the poets, a journal
BUBL LINK / 5:15 Catalogue of Internet Resources Home Search Subject Menus A-Z ... About
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  • 4000 Years of Women in Science
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    4000 Years of Women in Science
    Biographies of over 125 of the most notable women in science and technology over the past 4000 years. Biographies are listed by discipline. Photographs are available for some of the entries.
    Author: Deborah Crocker and Sethanne Howard, University of Alabama
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    A B Jackson
    Biographical information and a selection of poetry including Feathers, The Chemical Wedding, and Parting on Henry Street, composed by Andrew Jackson. Images said to have inspired various poems published in his 2003 book Fire Stations are shown.
    Author: A B Jackson
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    About Leo Tolstoy
    Provides HTML versions of selected writings by Leo Tolstoy (1928-1910), including Anna Karenina, The Kreutzer Sonata, and Polikushka. Also offers a biography of Tolstoy, discussing the authors' moral philosophy.
    Author: Thais Lindstrom and Leo Tolstoy
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  • 97. Silver Sky- Poetry And Place In The Pacific Northwest
    Synthesizing biography and poetry, critical essays were written about each poet sspecific body of work, often refering to the poet s poems included in the
    Essay Work Interviews Timeline Misc. Philosophy Class Poetry Essay Work Anthology Work The Silver Sky Anthology of Pacific Northwestern Poetry was an idea developed by faculty, Bill Ransom and Matt Smith. The Anthology contains biographies, poems and critical essays of the work of famous, contemporary and up-and-coming poets alike. Each poet was interviewed by a group of students from the class (deceased poet's living relations were interviewed about their lives) and that group of students then wrote a biography of the poet. Synthesizing biography and poetry, critical essays were written about each poet's specific body of work, often refering to the poet's poems included in the project. Winter quarter, many students were involved in the copy editing, design, layout and illustration of the anthology.

    98. PATHFINDER: Canadian Literature In English
    Short biographies of fifty Canadian poets. League of Canadian Poets The nationalassociation of professional publishing and performing poets in Canada.
    Selected Sources in...
    Canadian Literature in English
    Last updated
    Please send comments or suggestions to Patti Ryan. This guide is intended to highlight useful resources for the study of Canadian Literature in English. Many of these resources are found online, or are held in the Scott Library Reference Department . To find books and other materials in the York University Library system on this topic, you can search Yorkline , the library's online catalogue. The Archives and Special Collections unit at York University also has a wealth of archival material related to Canadian Literature, and holds the literary papers of many prominent Canadian authors. For additional assistance, please speak with a reference librarian, located on the 2nd floor of Scott Library.
    Library Home
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    Provides information on the council and its activities, as well as links to web sites on issues related to intellectual freedom.

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