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Poetry Sites for High School and Adults
These pages are "a new multimedia
feature devoted to poets and poetry, both classic and contemporary. This
area will be updated regularly, with new readings by poets 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.
information and links related to poets and the writing of poetry.
The definitive source of poetry on the web.
Ghazal, haiku, renga, sijo, and tanka forms are explained
and commented upon by "Webmistress" Jane Reichhold and members of the
AHA! POETRY circle.
site features Find a Poet - a searchable index of more than 200 poets,
with biographies, photos, poems, and some sound files; National Poetry
Month - Resources that include an index of major poetry publishers, periodicals,
and distributors, award winners, and tipsheets on setting up programs,
events, and classes; Awards & Programs - a current list of major American
poetry awards with recent recipients; and Calendar of Events - searchable
by poet, date, region, or type of event.
More than 150 volumes of American verse prior to
1920 online (as of January 2001). Ongoing project of The University of
Michigan Humanities Text Initiative, along with the University of Michigan
Browsed by alphabetical entries of poetic terms,
this dictionary features phonetic pronunciation, cross references, and
: American & English Poetry 1250-1920 The Bartleby project
has put online the complete text of The Oxford Book of English Verse,
1919; Yale Book of American Verse, 1912; Modern British Poetry, 1920;
Modern American Poetry, 1919; Metaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the 17th
Century, 1921; and The Golden Treasury, 1921. Searchable, and indexes
include chronologic, author, title, and first line.
(EPC) This gateway to resources in electronic poetry and poetics, based
at State University of New York at Buffalo, focuses on contemporary experimental
poetry. It is a combination library, scholarly forum, information clearinghouse,
and digital poetry publisher. Its Author pages include biographical information,
lists of publications, and samples of the authors' work. Most sound files
require RealAudio; help screens are provided for other formats.
A collection of over 150 poets that "includes
excerpts from interesting analyses of poems, biographical information,
relevant illustrations (such as book jackets, broadsides, paintings, drawings,
comics, and photographs), manuscripts, drafts of poems, bibliographies,
historical background, statements on poetics, interviews, mini-essays
on important issues pertinent to the poet, book reviews, archival resources,
and study questions." The alphabetical list of poets also contains the
themes Angel Island Poetry and Japanese American Concentration Camp Haiku.
A multimedia companion to the Anthology of Modern American Poetry published
by Oxford Press, 2000.
A Comprehensive site for contemporary poetry, from the
Poetics Program at SUNY-Buffalo. Includes links to the poetry of more
than 100 poets.
A new poem is posted daily. "Poems are chosen from the work
of a wide variety of poets published in the English language. The daily
poem is selected for its topical or seasonal interest, as well as for
its literary quality." Past poems are archived for a year and arranged
by author, title, or date used. News contains links to recent articles,
reviews, and interviews of poets
2.06 - A historical anthology of English poetry, from the early medieval
period to the beginning of the twentieth century, which includes over
2100 poems by more than 330 authors. Works are indexed by poet, first
line, title, date, and keyword, with a section on criticism rounding out
Created as a labor of love, for poetry lovers, this extensive
collection of English language sonnets can be approached from different
points: an alphabetical list of authors, by time period for sonnets from
Great Britain, and by geographical area for everywhere else - including
nineteenth and twentieth century American. There is also a timeline which
places important sonnet writers, pictures, essays about the sonnet form,
Dante Gabriel Rossetti's translation of Folgore di San Gimignano's Of
the Months: Twelve Sonnets, criticism, a bibliography, and a listening
room with RealAudio recordings.
This rhyming dictionary
finds rhyming matches to your word and also allows searches for: definitions,
synonyms, homophones, similar sounding words, consonant matches, similar
spellings, related words, and phrases.
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