The Penguin anthology of twentieth-century American poetry, edited by Rita Dove.
Poetry Slam: The Competitive Art of Performance Poetry, by Gary Mex Glazner.
Can Poetry Matter?: Essays on Poetry and American Culture, by Dana Gioia.
Poetry Videos at PCC
Story of King Hrothgar, the monster Grendal and the hero Beowulf, one of Europe's greatest epics.
Bukowski at Bellevue
This pioneer reading (only his fourth ever) was videotaped in black-and-white using two cameras by students at Bellevue Community College.
A Touch of Greatness
A documentary on the work of Albert Cullum... a pioneer in modern American public education. Championing an unorthodox educational philosophy, Cullum regularly taught his elementary school children literary masterpieces, most notably the works of Shakespeare, Sophocles and Shaw.
Voices and Visions
The lives and works of 13 renowned American poets are interpreted through dramatic readings, archival photographs, dance, performances, and interviews.
Academic OneFile is a starting point for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Covering the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, it contains millions of articles available in full-text. Includes full-text New York Times content from 1995 to present.
Full text of about 600 scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, from their earliest issues up to 3-5 years ago. Does not include current issues of the journals.
Literature Criticism Online
Includes the Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and Poetry Criticism databases. Literary criticism for authors who lived during the 19th century. Includes scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals. Search for a poet or a poem. Look for the list of relevant pages in each article.
Literature Resource Center (LRC)
Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.
Popular Culture Collection
This collection, focused on pop cultural issues, provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
Search the Library for books
Welcome to PCC Library. The Library Catalog is your starting point to find books, ebooks, DVDs, articles, and other materials.
To search Portland Community College's collection of poetry journals for the information you need, use the following steps:
- Click on the PCC Library Catalog.
- Next to "Keyword," type the word, "Poetry."
- Under the "limit results by" heading, click on the drop-down menu next to "Format," and choose "Journal/Magazine/Newspaper."
- Click on the blue "Search" button.
- When your search results come up, click on the title of the journal you'd like to read. A detail page should come up on your browser.
- Under the heading, "Find a copy online," click on the button that reads, "Get This Item." It will take you to a page that lists which of our databases have the item, and the years for which we have them.
- Choose a database that fits the timeframe in which you'd like to read, and click on the link that reads, "Get Journal."
Here are some titles in PCC's collection to get you started:
A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction, General Nonfiction, Poetry, Journalism, Drama, Motion Pictures, Television, and Other Fields.
Ka Mate Ka Ora
A New Zealand Journal of Poetry and Poetics.
Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of the Most Significant and Widely Studied Poets of World Literature.
to Patrick Wohlmut, who updated this subject guide.