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ENG 102: English Composition II - Kehoe

Online Resources

Use these two websites to locate your poems, information about the poets, and other supporting materials.


Library Resources

Elizabeth Bishop

  • "Overview: 'One Art'." Poetry for Students, edited by Sara Constantakis, vol. 44, Gale, 2013. Gale Literature Resource Center, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1430007789/GLS?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=GLS&xid=aa6d02ad. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.
  • Russell, Sue. "Elizabeth Bishop: Overview." Gay & Lesbian Literature, vol. 2, Gale, 1998. Gale Literature Resource Center, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1420000814/GLS?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=GLS&xid=08ee29bb. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

Billy Collins

  • "Overview: 'Introduction to Poetry'." Poetry for Students, edited by Sara Constantakis, vol. 50, Gale, 2015. Gale Literature Resource Center, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1430008386/GLS?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=GLS&xid=d68c5692. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.
  • Bell, Bob. "Billy Collins." Twenty-First-Century American Poets, Second Series, edited by John Cusatis, Gale, 2014. Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 374. Gale Literature Resource Center, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1200014508/GLS?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=GLS&xid=eac2abf1. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

Emily Dickinson

Nikki Giovanni

  • "Nikki Giovanni." Gale Literature: Contemporary Authors, Gale, 2014. Gale Literature Resource Center, link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1000036902/GLS?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=GLS&xid=a3c59054.

Joy Harjo

  • Field, C. Renee. "Joy Harjo." American Poets Since World War II: Third Series, edited by R. S. Gwynn, Gale, 1992. Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 120. Gale Literature Resource Center, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1200001311/LitRC?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=LitRC&xid=b7b58b12. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.
  • Archuleta, Elizabeth. “‘I Give You Back’: Indigenous Women Writing to Survive.” Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 18, no. 4, 2006, pp. 88–114. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/20737352. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.
  • Kolosov, Jacqueline. “Poetries of Transformation: Joy Harjo and Li-Young Lee.” Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 15, no. 2, 2003, pp. 39–57. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/20737192. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

Yusef Komunyakaa

  • "Overview: 'Blackberries'." Poetry for Students, edited by Kristin B. Mallegg, vol. 55, Gale, 2017. Gale Literature Resource Center, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1430008627/GLS?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=GLS&xid=932b2ef2. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.
  • "Overview: 'Facing It'." Poetry for Students, edited by Mary Ruby, vol. 5, Gale, 1999. Gale Literature Resource Center, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1430005826/GLS?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=GLS&xid=0149cd27. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.
  • Conley, Susan. "About Yusef Komunyakaa." Ploughshares, vol. 23, no. 1, 1997, p. 202+. Gale Literature Resource Center, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A19345081/LitRC?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=LitRC&xid=175de1eb. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

Audre Lorde

  • Kohl, Judith C. "Audre Lorde: Overview." Gay & Lesbian Biography, edited by Michael J. Tyrkus and Michael Bronski, St. James Press, 1997. Gale Literature Resource Center, link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1420005072/GLS?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=GLS&xid=e2fc4332.
  • "Overview: 'Who Said It Was Simple'." Poetry for Students, edited by Kristen A. Dorsch, vol. 57, Gale, 2018. Gale Literature Resource Center, link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1430008826/GLS?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=GLS&xid=7bebbb6c.

Pat Mora

  • Kanellos, Nicolás. "Pat(ricia) Mora." Chicano Writers: Third Series, edited by Francisco A. Lomeli and Carl R. Shirley, Gale, 1999. Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 209. Gale Literature Resource Center, link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1200008803/GLS?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=GLS&xid=41eb0cb8.

Sylvia Plath

  • Hobsbaum, Philip. "Plath, Sylvia 1932–1963." American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 2, edited by Jay Parini, Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003, pp. 241-260. Gale Literature Resource Center, link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX1380300022/LitRC?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=LitRC&xid=020149b8.
  • Looser, Devoney. "Sylvia Plath: Overview." Feminist Writers, edited by Pamela Kester-Shelton, St. James Press, 1996. Gale Literature Resource Center, link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1420006447/GLS?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=GLS&xid=43c0ca30.

Claudia Rankine

  • "Claudia Rankine." Gale Literature: Contemporary Authors, Gale, 2016. Gale Literature Resource Center, link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1000313806/GLS?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=GLS&xid=4274cf14.

Sonia Sanchez

  • Jennings, Regina B. "The Blue/Black Poetics of Sonia Sanchez." Contemporary Literary Criticism, edited by Jeffrey W. Hunter and Timothy J. White, vol. 116, Gale, 1999. Gale Literature Resource Center, link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1100004341/LitRC?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=LitRC&xid=e715314b. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021. Originally published in Language and Literature in the African American Imagination, edited by Carol Aisha Blackshire-Belay, Greenwood Press, 1992, pp. 119-132.
  • Kelly, Susan. “Discipline and Craft: An Interview with Sonia Sanchez.” African American Review, vol. 50, no. 4, Winter 2017, pp. 1033–1041. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1353/afa.2017.0158.
  • "Sanchez, Sonia (Benita) (née Wilsonia Driver) 9/9/1934-" Encyclopedia of African-American Writing, edited by Shari Dorantes Hatch, Grey House Publishing, 3rd edition, 2018. Credo Reference, http://ezproxyrcc.helmlib.org/login?url=https://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/ghaaw/sanchez_sonia_benita_nee_wilsonia_driver_9_9_1934/0?institutionId=3626.

Stevie Smith

  • Miller, Tyrus. "An overview of “Not Waving But Drowning”." Poetry for Students, Gale. Gale Literature Resource Center, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1420008438/LitRC?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=LitRC&xid=d49ed299. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.
  • "Stevie Smith." Gale Literature: Contemporary Authors, Gale, 2006. Gale Literature Resource Center, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1000092769/LitRC?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=LitRC&xid=0fa60cab. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

Cathy Song

  • Schultz, Susan M. "Cathy Song." American Poets Since World War II: Fifth Series, edited by Joseph Mark Conte, Gale, 1996. Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 169. Gale Literature Resource Center, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/H1200002050/GLS?u=mlin_b_roxbury&sid=GLS&xid=9fb3c7f6. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.