Poems that Stanza Test of Time

Granger’s World of Poetry is a robust tool for discovering and analyzing poetry, containing over 300,000 poems in full text and 450,000 citations. Granger offers complete coverage of the works of several famous poets, including the complete poems of Mary Shelley, William Blake, Edgar Allen Poe, and much more. You can also find a plethora of current poetry from some of the best poetry periodicals, such as Poetry Magazine, The Southern Review, and Poetry Northwest.

Investigate the meaning of a poem with biographies, commentaries, and sources. Consider the poem in its historical context by reading the author’s biography and the numerous commentaries provided by a team of scholars. The commentaries can also provide notes on proper names, difficult terms, as well as the form of poetry and the author’s techniques. When you’re ready to delve into the mindset of a particular author, Granger’s World of Poetry can provide the additional insight you need.

Sometimes reading the text isn’t enough to get a feel for a particular poem. Poetry is often accompanied with a rhythm or flow that can only be experienced by listening to a recital. The Listening Room allows you to browse poems with an audio recording. This is a fantastic tool that allows you to listen to poems being recited by real people. Check out Granger’s World of Poetry today to explore this feature and many more!

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