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Beowulf - 1 views

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    Images from the only known medieval manuscript of the epic saga of 'Beowulf', the most important surviving work of Anglo-Saxon poetry. The manuscript dates from the early 11th century, two generations before the Norman Conquest - though the poem itself is probably even older. Written in Old English, it tells of a thrilling struggle between the hero, Beowulf, and a bloodthirsty monster called Grendel.
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The Morgan Library & Museum - Online Exhibitions - John Milton's Paradise Lost - 0 views

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    The Morgan Library & Museum is pleased to present the only surviving manuscript of Paradise Lost, Book 1. This epic poem is considered Milton's greatest artistic achievement and one of the finest works of the human imagination. Acquired by Pierpont Morgan in 1904, it is the most important British literary manuscript in the collection. The 33-page manuscript has been temporarily disbound, providing an opportunity to see more of its pages than ever before. Also in this presentation are first editions of Paradise Lost printed in England and the United States during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and a rarely seen miniature portrait of the poet.
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NYPL Digital Gallery | Walt Whitman Manuscripts - 0 views

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    Over 1,000 items, including manuscripts, printed works, and portraits of Walt Whitman (1819-1892), the leading American poet of the 19th century.
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Revising Himself: Walt Whitman and Leaves of Grass (American Treasures Exhibition, Libr... - 0 views

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    This exhibition traces the different occupations and preparations that led Whitman to become the author of Leaves of Grass, as well as his subsequent evolution as a poet. Over almost forty years Whitman produced multiple editions of Leaves of Grass.
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Virtual books: images only - The Notebook of William Blake: Introduction - 0 views

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    Blake wrote and sketched in this notebook, which came into his possession after his brother's death in 1787, for 30 years. The closely-filled pages give a fascinating insight into Blake's compositional process, allowing us to follow the genesis of some of his best-known work, including: A Poison Tree, Infant Sorrow, London, The Tyger, The Sick Rose, and The Chimney Sweeper.
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Emily Dickinson manuscript material from the Thomas Wentworth Higginson (Galatea) colle... - 0 views

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    Letters and fragments by Emily Dickinson from the collection of Col Thomas Wentworth Higginson, who gave the materials to the Boston Public Library.
James Miscavish

Teaching the poem,"Fire and Ice" - 0 views

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    # At this point, there are pupils who usually ask, "Is this a poem? What's so poetic about it?," which leads to the discussion about the tone and style of the poem; the powerful contrast between the explosive content of the poem and its dry, objective, al
Jim Burke

Poetry Out Loud - 0 views

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    National Recitation Project for how to set up and run your own poetry out loud project in class or for the competition. Different than a slam: students choose existing poems by recognized poets and perform it through oral recitation. Go to the site and ch
Teresa Ilgunas

Flickr: The Free Verse Pool - 0 views

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    Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take
Dana Huff

The Poetry Foundation : Find Poems and Poets. Discover Poetry. - 4 views

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    Great comprehensive site where you can learn about poetry.
Meredith Stewart

Erasures - 0 views

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    Create poems by erasing words
Meredith Stewart

Favorite Poem Project - 0 views

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    Videos of people discussing their favorite poems
Meredith Stewart

Poetry 180 - 0 views

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    Library of Congress poem a day archive. Includes links to all 180 poems and info for each poem
Meredith Stewart

Poets.org - 0 views

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    Lots of great poetry resources- Poetry, Poems, Bios & More
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