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Willis N. Hackney Library

ENG 201: Introduction to Literature

Books on Poets and Their Works

These books contain brief articles (arranged alphabetically by poet) on American and other English-language poets, including biographical information, but more importantly, on analysis and identification of major themes in the poets' works.

Bibliographies of Poetry Criticism/Interpretation

These books are bibliographies of critiques (criticism or interpretation) of a variety of poems.  Sometimes critiques of poems are hard to find elsewhere, and we are more likely to have access to these critiques listed here.  However, they don't contain the critiques themselves, so you have to check the catalog or our databases to find the full text: