Contemporary Poetry Pathfinder Livonia HS Library October 2011 Books 808.81 ROD Rodman,Selden,1909-ed. 100 Modern Poems / Selected, with an introduction by Selden Rodman. New York : Pellegrini & Cudahy,1949. One hundred modern poems by various authors. 808.81 ROT Rothenberg, Jerome and Pierre Joris, Editors. Poems for the Millennium : The University of California Book of Modern and Postmodern Poetry : From Postwar to Millennium. U of California Press, 1998. A chronicle of the second great awakening of experimental poetry in the twentieth century, from the period of World War II through the cold war up to the onset of the twenty-first century. 809.1 HAS Hass, Robert. Poet's Choice : Poems for Everyday Life. 1st ed. Hopewell, N.J.: Ecco Press, 1998. Drawing from his nationally syndicated newspaper column, "Poet's Choice," the former Poet Laureate of the United States gathers his favorite selections, including recently published poems as well as classics 811.008 PLA The Place my Words are Looking for : What Poets Say About and Through their Work. 1st ed. New York : Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1990. Thirty-nine United States poets share their poems, inspirations, thoughts, anecdotes, and memories. R 809 POE Poetry Criticism : Excerpt from Criticism of the Works of the Most Significant and Widely Studied Poets of World Literature. New York : Gale Research, 1991. Excerpts from criticism of the works of the most significant and widely studied poets of world literature. Note: an online index to this and other Gale literary reference can be found at: http://www.galenet.com/servlet/LitIndex;jsessionid=AC6C6E37EE1A6284B7A10AF0602FB006 R 809.1 C Rev. Ed. Critical Survey of Poetry. Rev. ed. Pasadena, Ca: SalemPress, c1992. R 821 OXF The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-century Poetry in English. Oxford Univ Pr, [c1994]. Identifies fifteen hundred poets, surveys English poetry around the world, and discusses movements, magazines, concepts, and terms. Other Books Use the library catalog (click on HS Follett Search) to find collections by your poet – in the search box, type your poet’s name, and then click the “author” button. To find books about poetry or your poet, click on the “subject” button. Look for books under the sub-headings CRITICISM and INTERPRETATION. Database Articles Go to the LCS High School Library Webpage Click on the “Subscription Databases” button. In the “Login” box (upper left) enter the username and password from the top of your orange “hot sheet” handout. To access a database, click on its title. Some particularly helpful resources are: Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale E-books) Look for articles from Contemporary Poets and Poetry for Students Twayne Author Series Database (one of the Novel Gale Databases) Biography Reference Bank Full Text Select NOVEL Gale Periodicals WebSites High School Literature Sites http://www.multnomah.lib.or.us/lib/homework/hslit.html American Authors on the Web http://lang.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~matsuoka/AmeLit.html Author Yellow Pages (searchable directory of author websites) http://www.authoryellowpages.com/ Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events http://www.literaryhistory.com/ The Cambridge History of English and American Literature http://www.bartleby.com/cambridge/ Contemporary American Poetry Archive http://capa.conncoll.edu/ A Literary Index: Internet Resources in Literature http://www.vanderbilt.edu/AnS/english/flackcj/ PAL: Perspectives in American Literature http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/TABLE.HTML The Poetry Archive http://www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchive/home.do The Poetry Center at Smith College http://www.smith.edu/poetrycenter/index.html Try The Internet Public Library to search for more websites that are accurate and reliable.