Geoffrey Chaucer: 1343 - 1400 (Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature)
Medieval poet, Middle English
Alfred, Lord Tennyson 1809 - 1892 (Poetry Foundation)
Alfred Tennyson (The Victorian Web)
Pre-modernist American poet (published 1890)\
Emily Dickinson 1830 - 1886 (Poetry Foundation)
Emily Dickinson's Biography (Emily Dickinson Museum)
(American born) British Modernist poet
T.S. Eliot and the Modernist Movement
On "the Journey of the Magi" (American Poetry Society)
T.S. Eliot: 1888 - 1965 (Poetry Foundation)
Australian poet WW2, see handout
Kenneth Slessor (Australian Dictionary of Biography)
Kenneth Adolf Slessor (Australian War memorial)
Kenneth Slessor Part One (ABC)
Tasmanian poet (published 2004)
Sarah Day (Australian Poetry Library)
Use this database to access commentary and analysis of different poets and their poems.
This encyclopaeida is a good source of biographical and historical information. Check the Web's Best Sites for access to relevant websites.
Search the Exchange for videos about Chaucer and Emily Dickinson
The Nettlefold Library has some literary dictionaries that are useful for defining any unusual terms in your selected poem.
Browsing the following sections of the shelves will give you useful books for poetry and the historical and cultural events that occurred when a poem was written:
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Alternatively, search the library catalogue to find relevant books.
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Visit the Finding Creative Commons material which will provide you with source of Creative Commons material and provide advice on how to reference such material.
Provides biographical information about different poets.
Australian Poetry Library
Access biiographical information about Australian poets.