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POETS: 

ABEYTA, AARON
Letters from the Headwaters  Ebook Central

 

ADDONIZIO, KIM
Kim Addonizio at the Internet Archive

ALARCON, FRANCISCO X
Iguanas in the Snow and Other Winter Poems   the Internet Archive

ALEXIE, SHERMAN
Sherman Alexie : A Collection of Critical Essays  Ebook Central
Conversations with Sherman Alexie
   WVC Library

When the light of the world was subdued, our songs came through : a Norton anthology of Native Nations poetry WVC Library

Face  WVC WVC Library at Omak
One Stick Song  WVC Library at Omak

The Summer of Black Widows    WVC Library at Omak

Contemporary American ethnic poets : lives, works, sources  WVC Library


ANGELOU, MAYA

Complete poetry of Maya Angelou  WVC Library

Poems / Maya Angelou   WVC Library

And Still I Rise  WVC Library
I Shall Not be Moved   WVC Library

Maya Angelou (Harold Bloom) WVC Library at Omak
Maya Angelou at the Internet Archive

AMMONS, A.R.

Set in Motion : Essays, Interviews, and Dialogues  Ebook Central

Time in Time : Short Poems, Long Poems, and the Rhetoric of North American Avant-Gardism, 1963-2008  Ebook Central

Everyday and prophetic: the poetry of Lowell, Ammons, Merrill and Rich  WVC Library

Being numerous poetry and the ground of social life  Ebook Central

Shifting Ground : Reinventing Landscape in Modern American Poetry  Ebook Central
Poetry for Students v. 19  WVC Library

A. R. Ammons at the Internet Archive

ARNOLD, MATTHEW

ASHBERY, JOHN

ATWOOD, MARGARET

 

BACA, JIMMY SANTIAGO
BARNSTONE, WILLIS

We Jews and Blacks : Memoir with Poems Ebook Central 
 

BASHO, MATSUO

Basho's Haiku: Selected Poems of Matsuo Basho  Ebook Central
Basho's Journey : The Literary Prose of Matsuo Basho  Ebook Central

Haiku Before Haiku : From the Renga Masters to Basho   Ebook Central
Haikai Poet Yosa Buson and the Bashō Revival   Ebook Central

Matsuo Basho's Poetic Spaces : Exploring Haikai Intersections Ebook Central
Matsuo Basho at the Internet Archive

 

BEHN, APHRA

Salt and bitter and good : three centuries of English and American women poets    Ebook Central

Aphrah Behn at the Internet Archive

BELLOC, HILAIRE  Ebook Central

BENNETT< GWENDOLYN B

Aphrodite's Daughters : Three Modernist Poets of the Harlem Renaissance   Ebook Central

BISHOP, ELIZABETH

Elizabeth Bishop at the Internet Archive
 

BLAKE, WILLIAM

BLY, ROBERT

BOGAN, LOUISE

BORGES, JORGE LUIS

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
 

BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT

BRUTSCHY, JENNIFER

BUKOWSKI, CHARLES

BUDY, ANDREW HOLLANDER

BURNS, ROBERT

BUYSON, TANIGUCHI

CARROLL, LEWIS

CAVAFY, CONSTANTINE

CHARLES, DORTHI
CHAUCER, GEOFFREY
CIARDI, JOHN
CIARDI, JOHN
CLARK, CHERYL
CLIFTON, LUCILLE

The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010

 
CLEGHORN, SARAH
COFER, JUDITH ORTIZ
COLE, William
COLERIDGE, SAMUEL TAYLOR
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
COPE, WENDY
CORMAN, CID
 
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
 
CREELEY, ROBERT
CULLEN, COUNTEE
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
CUNNINGHAM, J. V.
D., H
DAVIS, DICK
DE LOS SANTOS, Marisa
DICKINSON, EMILY
DI PASQUALE, EMANUEL
DONNER, John
DOVE, RITA
DRAYTON, MICHAEL
DRYDEN, JOHN
DUNBAR, PAUL LAURNECE
DYLAN, BOB
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
EBERHART, RICHARD
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
ESPAILLAT, RHINA
ESSBAUM, JILL ALEXANDER
EVANS, ABBIE HUSTON
FEHLER, GENE
FITZGERALD, EDWARD
FITZGERALD, ROBERT
FORCHE, CAROLYN
FRIED, ERICH
FROST, ROBERT
Shifting Ground : Reinventing Landscape in Modern American Poetry
FULTON, ALICE
GAY, GARRY
GINSBERG, ALLEN
GIOIA, DANA
GLUCK, LOUISE
GOMEZ DE LA SERNA, RAMON
GOODMAN, PAUL
GRAVES, ROBERT
GRIMKE, ANGELINA WELD
Aphrodite's Daughters : Three Modernist Poets of the Harlem Renaissance
GUITERMAN, ARTHUR
GURGA, LEE
GWYNN, R. S. 
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