Dead Poets

Walt Whitman
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 Reading Lists and Resources.  Links to free online access to thousands of book titles and poems.
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 World Wide WebWWW Dead Poet's Society
The Odyssey--simplified retelling.
The Odyssey--the real deal.
Carpe diem--Wikipedia article detailing the origin of the phrase and references in popular culture and poetry.
Walt Whitman
Walt Whitman Archives--poems, biography, original manuscripts and more!
The Literature Network--fascinating biography through Whitman's own poetry.
Leaves of Grass--complete text online or from Project Gutenberg.

George Gordon, Lord Byron

The Byron Chronology--Click on the years at the left to get details of Byron's life.
The Literature Network--Byron, his life and works.

Robert Frost
The Literature Network--Frost biography with selected works. biography of Robert Frost.
Pulitzer Prize--Poetry (Frost 1943, 1937, 1931 & 1924)
US Poets Laureate--list and description of the position from the Library of Congress.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson books and quotes from Tennyson.
Today in Literature--biography and selected works.

Robert Herrick
The Luminarium--brief biography of Herrick with links to works, quotes and more.
Poemhunter--poems and quotes from the 17th Century poet.
Poetry Foundation--biography and poetry of Robert Herrick

Vachel Lindsay
Modern American Poetry--biography, chronology and criticism of The Congo.
Poetry Foundation--biography of poetry of Vachel Lindsay.
The Vachel Lindsay Association--his life, poetry and links.
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