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Poetry & Poets: Home

Resources for researching poetry and poets.


Welcome to the subject guide for poets and poetry! This guide is designed to introduce you to the major primary and secondary sources the JMU Libraries have for researching poetry. Use the tabs above to find specific types of sources. Don't hesitate to contact me directly if you have any questions or concerns.

  • Find Primary Sources: Resources for locating poetry.
  • More English Resources: Additional resources specific to other periods of English and American Literature, world literatures in English, genres, and the English language and linguistics.

Browsing Areas

The following sections are good for browsing for books on poetry, which are shelved on the 3rd floor of Carrier Library.

PN 1010-1525 - Poetry

PN 6099-6110 - Collections of Poetry

PR 500-614 - English Poetry

PR 1170-1228 - Collections of English Poetry

PS 310-326 - American Poetry

PS 580-619 - Collections of American Poetry

Subject Guide

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Brian Flota
MSC 1704
Carrier Library, Room 128