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POETRY-- SELECTED RESOURCES


Keeley Library   Revised January 24, 2001

See also related topics:
  • Oral tradition, myth, legends, epics..
  • LITERATURE (800'S)
  • Authorship
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT POETRY

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v. 15
     in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v. 22
    Diehl, Paul B. "Poetry". v.15 Holman, C. Hugh and others."Poetry". v.22

    POETRY  BROWSING GUIDE  800'S

    808.     Poetry collections
    811      American Poetry in English
    821      English  Poetry
    831      German Poetry
    841      French   Poetry
    851      Italian Poetry
    861      Spanish Poetry
    869              Portuguese Literature
    871      Latin Poetry
    881      Classical Greek Poetry
    See our guides ,Finding Your Way in the Library, and  Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
    Poetry Sonnets Ballads Limericks

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases . You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab

    POETRY REFERENCE BOOKS

    The call  numbers below  will bring you to the general areas  for poetry .  See also LITERATURE (800'S) Reference Collection to locate poetry by country.
    Genre Title Call Number
    Poetry- Epics Poetry for Students 
    Epics for Students
    Ref. 809.1 P745
    Ref. 809.132
    Poetry Criticism Critical Survey of Poetry Foreign Language Series
    Critical Survey of Poetry English Language Series
    Ref. 808.04 M194
    Ref. 822.009 C934
    Poetry Anthologies Need to add some anthologies here. .

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ABOUT POETS AND POETRY ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to http://www.sailsinc.org. Use Site Index or Frame Menu to locate databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab

    JACKDAWS:

    These are document facsimiles kept near the Reference Desk. Most of the Jackdaws are about history topics, but these might be useful when studying about the background to poetry.. See the World History Jackdaws and American History Jackdaws links for a list of our Jackdaws topics.
    Keats Wordsworth Shelley

    WEB SITES

    Academy of American Poets Sonnet Central Poetry Daily Comprehensive Poetry Links
    Internet Poetry Archive Poets' Corner Irish Poets American Verse Project
    Electronic Poetry Center Lost Poets of the Great War Bartleby Verse: American & English Poetry 1250-1920

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    Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
    September, 1978  to  June, 2001