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Suggested search terms might include a genre, medium, time period, poet, or subject area. They may also include a combination of these categories. For example:

  • Spoken word poetry
  • Erasure
  • Poetry craft
  • Emily Dickinson biography

Experiment with your search terms to find a bigger variety of resources.

For example, enter "Emily Dickinson" into one box and "biography" into a second box to get more results.

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English & American Literature Research Guide

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