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Poetry: Find Books

This guide covers the interpretation and criticism of poetry.

Recommended Subject Headings

Try searching these subject headings in the library's catalog:

Catalog Search Tips

When searching the catalog try combining the following terms:

Author name and "criticism" or "explication"

Poem title and "criticism" or "explication"


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If the library does not have a book you need, we have services available to help you get it.

  • PASCAL Delivers  
    PASCAL Delivers is a service which finds books in other SC libraries and sends them to Mack Library for you to check out. Click here or use the link in the catalog to access this service.
  • Interlibrary Loan
    Interlibrary Loan is a free service to students, faculty and staff. Request a book and ILL staff will find it at another library and have it sent to Mack Library for you to check out.
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