Databases: Poetry

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    Type: Full-Text

    Description: Subscription is for one simultaneous user. Columbia Grangers Poetry Database contains works of poetry found in anthologies, and volumes of collected works and selected works for individual poets. There are over 400,000 poem citations and nearly 50,000 poems in full text. Also included is bibliographic information for 1,800 anthologies. Supplemental information includes over 1,100 commentaries and nearly 500 biographies. Hyperlinking exists throughout the commentaries, biographies, and poem full text. Users can easily jump from poems to relevant commentary or author biographies when appropriate. A glossary is also provided, giving users detailed definitions for almost 200 poetry specific terms. The web version of this classic reference work includes a series of key Columbia poetry titles: The Classic Hundred Poems -- a fully annotated anthology of the one hundred poems that, in the Grangers database, are most frequently anthologized. The Top 500 Poems -- an annotated anthology of the 500 poems that, in the Grangers database, are most frequently anthologized. The Columbia Grangers Index to Poetry in Anthologies, editions 8 through 12 - an index to poetry in anthologies. The Columbia Grangers Index to Poetry in Collected and Selected Works, editions 1 and 2 -- an index to poems in the other main type of poetry book found on library shelves. The Columbia Grangers Index to African-American Poetry -- an index to 65 volumes of the best poetry by African Americans.


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