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Poetry

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View Resource Electronic Literature Directory

The heart of the Electronic Literature Organization's Website, this Website presents a "comprehensive directory of work" in the field of electronic literature. Electronic literature is here defined as any literature with an electronic element available on the Internet and thus includes both experimental Internet novels and animated poems as well as audio versions of traditional works that have...

https://directory.eliterature.org/
View Resource Favorite Poem Project

This impressive project, spearheaded by Robert Pinsky during his term as U.S. Poet Laureate in 1997, features 50 Americans, young and old, of diverse races and creeds, reading their favorite poem. Drawn from the 18,000 poetry lovers who wrote into the project, each video starts with a beautifully produced mini-documentary. During these five minute films, the subject talks about his or her life,...

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http://www.favoritepoem.org
View Resource Modern Haiku: An Independent Journal of Haiku and Haiku Studies

With its origins in 15th century feudal Japan, the haiku is one of the most delicate forms of poetry and, despite its deceptively simple meter, can convey a wide range of emotion, feeling, and nuances. Started in 1969 by Kay Titus Mormino, Modern Haiku is a journal dedicated to promoting and publishing the work of those writers and poets working on this particular form of poetic expression. On...

http://www.modernhaiku.org/
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 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 Poetry

Founded by Harriet Monroe in 1912, Poetry magazine continues to flourish in the 21st century. When the magazine was first published, Monroe remarked "The Open Door will be the policy of this magazine-may the great poet we are looking for never find it shut, or half-shut, against his ample genius!" Strong and meaningful words indeed, and the magazine and its accompanying website live up to them...

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine
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