This libguide was created using resources found on the Lake Forest Academy Libguide.
Last Updated: Jun 6, 2016
Select Bloom's Literature database.
Select the "More" pull down. (top of screen)
Select Bloom's Canon.
This will offer you selection of short stories and poetry.
Robert Frost Reading at LFA, 1961
Look in the catalog for specific poetry books or story collections.
Or go browse the sections of the library identified below -
Story Collection - go to section labeled SC (aisle 10)
Poetry Books - go to nonfiction 808 - 812 call numbers (aisle 6)
Gwendolyn Brooks visits LFA, 1994
- The Poetry Archive
Browse by poet or poem, and hear poets read their own poems.
- The Poetry Foundation
search and browse poems.
- Shadow Poetry-- Famous Poetry
Collection of famous poems.
- Modern American Poetry (MAPS)
Scholarly literary criticism of modern American poetry, edited by Cary Nelson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). According to the website: "In some cases MAPS is the only source for scholarly commentary on a given poet's work. Even for well-known poets MAPS often offers the only detailed analyses of particular poems."
- American Verse Project
Full texts of American Poetry pre-1920. The American Verse Project is a collaborative project between the University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative (HTI) and the University of Michigan Press.
- BBC Poetry
British Broadcasting Company's poetry site. Poems, biographies of poets, videos and podcasts of contemporary poets.
- Electronic Poetry Center (SUNY Buffalo)
Sites and resources for poetry, poets, digital projects, and publications.