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Poetry: Finding Criticism of Poems

Find Criticism of Poetry in Databases

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Find Criticism of Poetry in the MVC Library

To find books, try searching the online catalog with terms such as general criticism, poetry criticism, or individual authors or poem titles. Try both keywod and subject searches by clicking "Advanced Search".


Books about an author will sometimes provide analysis of their major works. Try searching the authors name with the terms "criticism" or "critical interpretation".

For example: "Maya Angelou" criticism


"William Wordsworth" critical interpretation

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