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About English Poetry (600-1900)

Description:

  • Provides over 165,000 full-text poems from over 1,250 poets.
  • The bibliographic source is the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature (Cambridge University Press, 1969-72).
  • First editions used whenever possible; later editions were selected if they were more inclusive.
  • Where poems appeared in their original dialect in an earlier edition and standardized in a later edition, both forms have been included for comparison purposes.
  • Poems originally published in periodicals have also been included.

Dates of Coverage: 600-1900

Frequency of Updates: closed set, not updated

Truncation Symbol: *

Concurrent Users: unlimited

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