Welcome to the Scarsdale High School Library
Phyllis DiBianco and Leonard Kerson, Librarians
Use the Online Book Catalog and/or browse the following areas in the library:
|REF 811.||Reference Section – American Poetry|
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|Dictionary of Literary Biography (DLB), Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC), |
Twentieth Century Literary Criticism (TCLC)
|Ref 803 ||Handbook to Literature; Reader’s Encyclopedia|
|Ref 808.81 WOR||World Poetry|
|Ref 809.103||Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics|
|Ref 821.009||Poets: American and British, 3 volumes. |
|Ref 809.1||Magill: Critical Survey of Poetry|
|Ref 810.9 BEA||The Beat Generation, 3 volumes.|
|Ref 811.009 GRE||Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry|
|Ref 811.5||Encyclopedia of American Poetry|
|Ref 821.9109||Contemporary Poets|
|Ref 821.9109||Twentieth Century Poetry|
Spoken Word CD’s in Reserve Room – Poets reading their works
Dictionary of Literary Biography
Twayne’s Author Series
Contemporary Literary Criticism Select
Scholarly articles on specific topics:
Poetry Criticism Ebook - Articles from journals and books
The Academy of American Poets
Information for budding poets including a discussion forum, an online classroom and information about the poets whose works are posted. The current exhibits, and literary links are rich with resources.
American Poetry Review
American Verse Project
This collaborative project between the University of Michigan and the Univ. of Michigan Press is assembling an electronic archive of American poetry volumes prior to 1920.
Bartleby Verse: American & English Poetry 1250-1920
With thousands of poems by hundreds of authors, Bartleby.com offers one of the largest free collections of verse on the web.
Critical Reading: A Guide
This is a guide to what you might look for in analyzing literature, particularly poetry and fiction.
This may be the only place where you can find Dr. Seuss crossword puzzles, games, and more.
Electronic Poetry Centerat SUNY Buffalo
Information about digital delivery of poetry and links to the web sites of many poets.
The Favorite Poem Project
Robert Pinsky's special undertaking as Poet Laureate of the United States has been to promote poetry readings throughout the country. This site provides ideas and materials for hosting an event and offers audio and video excerpts accompanied by photos from the events.
Glossary of Poetic Terms
Browsed by alphabetical entries of poetic terms, this dictionary features phonetic pronunciation, cross references, and hyper-linked keywords.
The Internet Poetry Archive
Brief biographies and selected poems of Phillip Levine, Seamus Heaney, Czelaw Milosz, Robert Pinsky, Yusef Komunyakaa, Margaret Walker, and Richard Wilbur. Includes audio files and, in some cases, video, files of the poets reading the works.
Modern American Poetry
An Online Journal and Multimedia Companion to Anthology of Modern American Poetry (Oxford University Press, 2000).
Mother Goose Pages
A comprehensive list of traditional children's rhymes is available at this site. Also included are links to sources for nursery rhymes, as well as tips for performing them with an audience.
Online Poetry Classroom
A virtual teaching community enabling teachers across the country to access free poetry resources online, including innovative, classroom-tested curricula.
Full text of over 5000 classical poems searchable by first-line, author and poem title.
Poetry 180: A Poem a Day for American High Schools
A project of the Poetry Center of the Library of Congress
An anthology of contemporary poetry that each day brings readers a new poem from books, magazines and journals currently in print, along with information about featured poets and publishers.
Lots of links to worldwide poetry resources.
Representative Poetry Online
Explore poetry through indexes of the poets, poems by title, by first line, timelines of key events, a keyword search of words in the poems, a glossary of poetic terms and forms, and writings on poetry by great poets and readers.
A new poem every day plus interesting information about writers.