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POETS: 
ANGELOUS, Maya
Maya Angelou at the Internet Archive
ASHBERY, John
Criminal Ingenuity : Moore, Cornell, Ashbery, and the Struggle Between the Arts
How Poets See the World : The Art of Description in Contemporary Poetry
John Ashbery, an introduction to the poetry
On the outside looking out : John Ashbery's poetry
Shifting Ground : Reinventing Landscape in Modern American Poetry
The Tennis Court Oath : A Book of Poems
Uncertainty and Plenitude : Five Contemporary Poets
BARNSTONE, Willis
We Jews and Blacks : Memoir with Poems
BERRY, Wendell
Berryman's Henry : Living at the Intersection of Need and Art
The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry
Unforeseen Self in the Works of Wendell Berry
BISHOP, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Bishop at the Internet Archive
BARAKA, Amiri
"In Memory of Radio" - criticism in  Poetry for Students v. 9 at the Internet Archive
 
BENNETT, Gwendolyn B.
Aphrodite's Daughters : Three Modernist Poets of the Harlem Renaissance
BERRYMAN, John
After Thirty Falls : New Essays on John Berryman
John Berryman : University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers No. 85
BISHOP, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Bishop and Marianne Moore : The Psychodynamics of Creativity
The Motive for Metaphor : Brief Essays on Poetry and Psychoanalysis
The Wicked Sisters : Women Poets, Literary History, and Discord
BRADSTREET, Anne
Women Poets of the English Civil War
Anne Bradstreet at the Internet Archive
BROOKS, GWENDOLYN
The Wicked Sisters : Women Poets, Literary History, and Discord
CLIFTON, Lucille
The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010
COLLINS, Billy
American Poetry Now : Pitt Poetry Series Anthology
The Apple That Astonished Paris : Poems by Billy Collins 
The Motive for Metaphor : Brief Essays on Poetry and Psychoanalysis
COWDERY, Mae V.
Aphrodite's Daughters : Three Modernist Poets of the Harlem Renaissance
CRANE, Hart
CRANE, Stephen
"War is Kind" - criticism in  Poetry for Students v. 9 at the Internet Archive
Stephen Crane at the Internet Archive
 
CUMMINGS, E. E.
E.E. Cummings : University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers No. 87
Words into Pictures : E. E. Cummings’ Art Across Borders
Zoopoetics : Animals and the Making of Poetry
E. E. Cummings at the Internet Archive
DICKINSON, Emily 
The Cambridge Introduction to Emily Dickinson
The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson
 Dickinson's Misery : A Theory of Lyric Reading 
Emily Dickinson : University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers No. 81
Emily Dickinson and Philosophy
A Historical Guide to Emily Dickinson
The Language of the Senses Sensory-Perceptual Dynamics in Wordsworth, Cleridge, Thoreau, Whitman, and Dickinson
A Place for Humility : Whitman, Dickinson, and the Natural World
Poets Thinking : Pope, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats
Three American Poets : Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Herman Melville
The Wicked Sisters : Women Poets, Literary History, and Discord
Emily Dickinson at the Internet Archive
DUTTON, Nicole Terez 
If One of Us Should Fall
ELIOT, T. S.
Poetic Argument : Studies in Modern Poetry
EMERSON, Ralph Waldo
American Metempsychosis : Emerson, Whitman, and the New Poetry
Emerson : A National Icon for a Post-National Age
Emerson and Eros : The Making of a Cultural Hero
Emerson for the Twenty-First Century
Emerson, Romanticism, and Intuitive Reason : The Transatlantic Light of All Our Day
First We Read, Then We Write : Emerson on the Creative Process

Freedom and Fate: An Inner Life of Ralph Waldo Emerson

A Historical Guide to Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson : University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers No. 41
Ralph Waldo Emerson at the Internet Archive
FRANCIS
Private Fire : Robert Francis's Ecopoetry and Prose
FROST, Robert
Shifting Ground : Reinventing Landscape in Modern American Poetry
GINSBERG, Allen
GRIMKE, Angelina Weld
Aphrodite's Daughters : Three Modernist Poets of the Harlem Renaissance
HOMES, Oiver Wendell
"Old Ironsides" - criticism in  Poetry for Students v. 9 at the Internet Archive
HUGHES, Langston
The Art and Imagination of Langston Hughes
Montage of a Dream : The Art and Life of Langston Hughes
Origins of the Dream : Hughes's Poetry and King's Rhetoric
KENYON, Jane
"Trouble with Math in a One-Room Country School" - criticism in  Poetry for Students v. 9 at the Internet Archive
KEROUAC, Jack
A Map of Mexico City Blues : Jack Kerouac As Poet
KINNELL, Galway
"St. Francis and the Sow" - criticism in  Poetry for Students v. 9 at the Internet Archive
LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow : University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers No. 35
Reconsidering Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow at the Internet Archive
MARTIN, Herbert Woodward
Herbert Woodward Martin and the African American Tradition in Poetry
MASTERS, Edgar Lee
McKAY, Claude
Complete Poems : Complete Poems
Claude McKay at the Internet Archive
MILLAY, Edna St. Vincent
MOORE, Marianne
Criminal Ingenuity : Moore, Cornell, Ashbery, and the Struggle Between the Arts
Elizabeth Bishop and Marianne Moore : The Psychodynamics of Creativity
Marianne Moore - American Writers 50 : University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers No. 50
Marianne Moore at the Internet Archive
Poetic Argument : Studies in Modern Poetry
Shifting Ground : Reinventing Landscape in Modern American Poetry
The Undiscovered Country : Poetry in the Age of Tin 
The Wicked Sisters : Women Poets, Literary History, and Discord
MUELLER, Lisel
"The Exhibit" - criticism in  Poetry for Students v. 9 at the Internet Archive
O'HARA, Frank
Frank O'Hara and the Poetics of Saying 'I'
Hyperscapes in the Poetry of Frank O'Hara : Difference, Homosexuality, Topography
OLIVER, Mary
Truro Bear and Other Adventures : Poems and Essays
PLATH, SYLVIA
Claiming Sylvia Plath : The Poet as Exemplary Figure
Mirrors of Entrapment and Emancipation : Forugh Farrokhzad and Sylvia Plath
Poetic Memory : The Forgotten Self in Plath, Howe, Hinsey, and Glück
Representing Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath
 
POE, Edgar Allen
"Annabel Lee" - criticism in  Poetry for Students v. 9 at the Internet Archive
Communities of Death Whitman, Poe, and the American Culture of Mourning
Early Modern Poetics in Melville and Poe : Memory, Melancholy, and the Emblematic Tradition
Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe : Beyond Gothicism
Edgar Allan Poe in Context
A Historical Guide to Edgar Allan Poe
Leaves of Grass : The Sesquicentennial Essays
Poe
Poe and the Printed Word
Poe in His Own Time : A Biographical Chronicle of His Life
The Raven : Poems and Essays on Poetry
Edgar Allen Poe at the Internet Archive
PIERCY, Marge
"Barbie Doll" - criticism in  Poetry for Students v. 9 at the Internet Archive
 
POUND, Ezra
Ezra Pound : The Contemporary Reviews
Ezra Pound: Poet
Ezra Pound : Poet, Volume II
RICH, Adrienne
The Wicked Sisters : Women Poets, Literary History, and Discord
ROBINSON, Edwin Arlington
Edwin Arlington Robinson : University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers No. 17E
Edwin Arlington Robinson at the Internet Archive
SANCHEZ, Sonia
Morning Haiku
SANDBURG, Carl
Carl Sandburg - American Writers 97 : University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers No. 101
Carl Sandburg at the Internet Archive
SEXTON, Anne
This Business of Words : Reassessing Anne Sexton
Transformations : Poems
Anne Sexton at the Internet Archive
SHAKESPEARE, William
"Sonnet 19" - criticism in  Poetry for Students v. 9 at the Internet Archive
SILKO, Leslie Marmon
"Four Mountain Wolves" - criticism in  Poetry for Students v. 9 at the Internet Archive
Leslie Marmon Silko at the Internet Archive
SNYDER, Gary
"Anasazi" - criticism in  Poetry for Students v. 9 at the Internet Archive
Mountains and Rivers Without End : Poem
STEVENS, Wallace
Poetic Argument : Studies in Modern Poetry
Shifting Ground : Reinventing Landscape in Modern American Poetry
TAYLOR, Edward
Edward Taylor, The : A Reference Guide
Edward Taylor - American Writers 52 : University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers No. 52
The will and the word : the poetry of Edward Taylor
THOREAU, Henry David
The Language of the Senses Sensory-Perceptual Dynamics in Wordsworth, Cleridge, Thoreau, Whitman, and Dickinson
 
VIERECK, Peter
"For an Assyrian Frieze" - criticism in  Poetry for Students v. 9 at the Internet Archive
WALKER, Margaret
This Is My Century : New and Collected Poems
WHEATLEY, Phillis
Maternal Metaphors of Power in African American Women's Literature : From Phillis Wheatley to Toni Morrison
New Essays on Phillis Wheatley
Phillis Wheatley : Biography of a Genius in Bondage
Phillis Wheatley and the Romantics
The Trials of Phillis Wheatley : America's First Black Poet and Her Encounters with the Founding Fathers
WHITMAN, Walt
American Bards : Walt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet
American Metempsychosis : Emerson, Whitman, and the New Poetry
Communities of Death Whitman, Poe, and the American Culture of Mourning
A Companion to Walt Whitman
The Evolution of Walt Whitman
A Historical Guide to Walt Whitman
I Wish I Had a Heart Like Yours, Walt Whitman
On Whitman
A Place for Humility : Whitman, Dickinson, and the Natural World
Poets Thinking : Pope, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats
Rebel Souls : Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians
So Long! Walt Whitman's Poetry of Death : Walt Whitman's Poetry of Death
Song of Myself : And Other Poems by Walt Whitman
Three American Poets : Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Herman Melville
Walt Whitman : University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers No. 9
Walt Whitman's Songs of Male Intimacy and Love
WILLIAMS, Crystal
Kin
WILLIAMS, William Carlos
The Motive for Metaphor : Brief Essays on Poetry and Psychoanalysis
Money and Modernity: Pound, Williams and the Spirit of Jefferson
William Carlos Williams at the Internet Archive
Canadian
STRAND, Mark
"Eating Poetry" - criticism in  Poetry for Students v. 9 at the Internet Archive
Sincerity's Shadow : Self-Consciousness in British Romantic and Mid-Twentieth-Century American Poetry
links to works that contain poems, criticism or biography of the poet - from ebooks.com unless otherwise noted
General Collections, History & Criticism of the Romantic Period
POETS: 
DICKINSON, Emily 

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