• Poets and Poetry


    Search the online catalog for the poet by name or search Poetry by subject.
    • Browse the shelves in 808, 811, 821.
    • Look in REF 808 for Poetry for Students (several volumes are online at the Gale Virtual Reference Library online), Granger's Index to Poetry in Anthologies, Literature and Its Times, and World Poets.
    • REF 920 ENC for Encyclopedia of World Biography.


    • Use Gale's Student Resources in Context for good biographical info.
    • Use ProQuest's SIRS Renaissance for criticism.
    • Use your public library card (www.buffalolib.org) to access Literature, Poetry, and Music Databases such as Columbia Grangers World of Poetry or LitFinder.


    The following sites provide access to full-text poetry and/or biographical info on a poet. Some sites have searchable indexes to help you locate poetry by theme or subject.

    You can also search the Internet for specific authors or poems.