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UGS 302: Reading and Writing Contemporary American Poetry / Randall

Criticism and Analysis of a poet's work

What scholars say about your poet's work

You need six credible sources for your annotated bibliography. Many works that talk about your poet and her work generally are in books. The databases below will help you find shorter analyses of a poet's work in the form of scholarly articles. 


What is literary criticism?

Where is it published and who writes it?

Literary Criticism is the evaluation, analysis and interpretation of works by scholars. 

It is published in journals devoted to the study of literature. 

These scholars typically work at universities in addition to researching and publishing. 

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