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View Resource Thomas McGreevy Archive

Now in its first phase, the Thomas MacGreevy Archive makes available electronic versions of over 300 texts by and about Thomas MacGreevy (1893-1967), one of Ireland's earliest modernist poets and author of hundreds of articles of art criticism, books on contemporary writers and artists, and catalogs of the National Gallery of Ireland's collections. These electronic versions make MacGreevy's...

http://www.macgreevy.org/index.jsp
View Resource Academy of American Poets: Robert Lowell

Born into one of Boston's most prominent families (and growing up to detest it), Robert Lowell was perhaps the most important poet writing in English during the second half of the twentieth century. After leaving Harvard to study at Kenyon College, Lowell went on to study at Louisiana State University under the novelist and poet Robert Penn Warren. Lowell's second book, Lord Weary's Castle, was...

https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poet/robert-lowell
View Resource Robert Lowell: The Voice of the Poet

Born into one of Boston's most prominent families (and growing up to detest it), Robert Lowell was perhaps the most important poet writing in English during the second half of the twentieth century. After leaving Harvard to study at Kenyon College, Lowell went on to study at Louisiana State University under the novelist and poet Robert Penn Warren. Lowell's second book, Lord Weary's Castle, was...

https://www.salon.com/2000/10/05/lowell/
View Resource Robert Penn Warren: The Academy of American Poets

Born in 1905 in Guthrie, Kentucky, Robert Penn Warren was a giant of American letters through the twentieth century; he was exceptionally versatile when writing poetry, novels, and literary criticism. As a young man, Warren entered Vanderbilt University at the age of 16, where he came under the tutelage of Allen Tate, John Crowe Ransom, and Andrew Lytle. Warren spent many years as a college...

https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poet/robert-penn-warren
View Resource Online Poetry Classroom

Poetry is one of the oldest forms of human expression, and can be found in almost every part of the world, manifesting itself to express every type of emotion, whether it be hope, sadness, or exuberance. This persuasive and helpful Web site was developed by the Academy of American Poets in order to provide both professional development for high school English teachers and a virtual teaching...

http://www.onlinepoetryclassroom.org/
View Resource The Wordsworth Trust

The Wordsworth Trust won the 2003 Cumbria Tourist Board Award for Excellence as a small tourist attraction, and the trust's website is a good demonstration of its excellence. While not large, it is worth a visit for its neat design with well-organized material to browse. The Trust operates Dove Cottage and the adjacent Wordsworth Museum near the village of Town End, Grasmere, places in the English...

https://wordsworth.org.uk/
View Resource The Bollingen Prize for Poetry at Yale

The Bollingen Prize for Poetry at Yale University was established in 1948 by Paul Mellon, and over the past five decades has honored some of the most revered names in American poetry. The prize is awarded every two years for the best volume of poetry published in those years or for a poet's lifetime achievement in his or her art. Some of those honored over the years include Wallace Stevens,...

http://brbl-archive.library.yale.edu/programs/bollingen/
View Resource Poetry

Founded in 1912 by Harriet Monroe, Poetry has been responsible for publishing the works of a number of important poets, including such personages as Ezra Pound, Amy Lowell, Carl Sandburg, and T.S. Eliot. In fact, it is also the oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world. The journal has persevered and flourished for more than 90 years, and this site offers a variety of...

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine
View Resource The Walt Whitman Archive

A number of online literature archives provide material on a particular literary movement or the work of a singularly accomplished author. Falling into the latter category is the extremely helpful Walt Whitman Archive, which is under the direction of Kenneth M. Price of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Ed Folsom at the University of Iowa. With significant support from a host of organizations...

http://whitmanarchive.org/
View Resource Internet Archive: Naropa Poetics Audio Archives

Founded in 1974, the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University has sponsored thousands of talks, lectures, and readings over the past four decades. The school was started by poets Anne Waldman and Allen Ginsberg, and they managed to bring important leading figures of the U.S. literary avant-garde to talk with students and others. The Internet Archive has created this very...

https://archive.org/details/naropa
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