is an archive of various electronic texts, including 25 of Shakespeare's plays, some 60
novels, and an unabridged dictionary. The collected poems of William Blake and Rupert
Brooke, as well the contents of the Oxford Book of English Verse (1900) are also
complete texts of 16 pre-1920 anthologies and 42 famous, pre-1920 volumes
of poetry by individual authors are available here; several thousand poems
American Poetry Archive is an electronic archive designed to make out-of-print volumes
of contemporary American poetry available to readers, scholars, and researchers.
and English Literature Online is a meta-list of online texts of English
and American poetry. Part of the Internet School Library Media Center.
Verse Project is an organization for the acquisition, creation and
maintenance of electronic texts which includes a bibliography and a
American poetry books published before 1920, in their entirety.
of World Poetry contains classic poetry from around the world, most
of which is British
Poetry 1780-1910 is a hypertext archive of scholarly editions from the
Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia.
lists texts archived at various locations all across the internet and
includes a searchable database feature.
Christian Poetry is a selection of poems from Christian poets of various
Poetry Index of Canonical Verse is a searchable archive of online texts
from a wide range of recognized poets, both historical and contemporary.
is an educational resource dedicated to researching poetry.
It includes an online archive of poetry by numerous recognized poets.
Academy of American Poets is a searchable database of world poetry
belonging to the Academy of American Poets. This
site is one of best places to go for 20th-century American poets.
of the French Middle Ages is an extensive list of online texts and
illustrations from the French Middle Ages. Many Old French and some Latin
texts, and translations into modern languages.
Online Medieval and Classical Library is an extensive online archive,
which includes numerous annotated texts and links to further related
Poetry Archives is an educational resource dedicated to poetry research,
with e-texts of over 3,000 poems by 63 poets.
Poetry Searcher is a searchable database of poems from antiquity to the
nineteenth century. Good for English translations of non-English poems.
Corner is a collection containing
poems by 648 poets in various categories.
Works range from medieval times to the early 20th century.
Representative Poetry On-line is a collection of poetry, edited by
members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto, from
1912 to the present. More
than 1,000 poems are indexed by poet, title and first line.
Medieval & Renaissance English Literature contains works by many major
figures of this period with commentary and annotations.
Gutenberg contains more than 1,000 English-language books--mostly
literature and pre-1920. There are more than 200 books with the keyword
"poems" in the title.
University's Poetry Index contains mostly pre-1950 work; many
longer poems/books of poems; it allows keyword searching of texts.
Internet Classics Archive is a searchable collection of over 400
classical Greek and Latin texts (in English translation).