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Poems and Poets

A guide for locating resources related to poetry.

Finding Biographies

Using Subject Headings

Biographies are classified and sorted by author's name, dates of birth and death, and the term Biography. You can also limit you search in BobCat by using the genre facet on the left hand side of the results screen.

Here are some examples of subject headings:

  • Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973 -- Biography
  • Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784
  • Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 -- Biography
  • Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Biography
  • Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979
  • African American women poets -- Biography

Digital Collections