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Online encylopaeida


The Nettlefold Library has some literary dictionaries that are useful for defining any unusual terms in your selected poem. 

Books on English Literature

Analysis and Opinion

The Guardian - Books
An online newspaper with in-depth book and film reviews. 

Literary Theory definition

Glossary of English terms

Finding books in the library

Browsing these sections of the shelves will give you useful books for poetry and related areas that you might need to research the meaning of a poem or the historical events that ocurred when a poem was written.

Literature   800
Writing poetry 808
American literature including poetry 810
English and Australian literature including poetry 820

Factsheet: 5 reading Positions