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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Exhibits at the Undergraduate Library 2014-2015 by Undergraduate Library Exhibits : National Poetry Month

This is the third libguide that highlights exhibits at the Undergraduate Library. The other two are for years 2009-2011 and 2012-2013


National Poetry Month

  • Description: This exhibit highlights books on poetry at the Undergraduate Library.  It also gives samples of the work of famous poets such as Robert Frost and Dr. Maya Angelou.
  • Curators of Exhibit:  UGL Staff:  Pamela Ward
  • Date: April 2015
  • Link to YouTube montage:
  • Individual Pictures of the Exhibit are Below


A Closer Look at the Exhibit

A Closer Look at the Exhibit

magenta flower National Poetry Month--Whole Case2 Curator--Pamela Ward
African-American Poetry of the Nineteenth Century--an Anthology I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Dr. Maya Angelou The Poem and the Journey and Sixty Poems to Read Along the Way
I Cannot Go to School Today! by Shel Silverstein Asian American Poetry--The Next Generation Kindness--by Sylvia Plath
American Poetry Since 1950 Be Glad Your Nose is on Your Face--by Jack Prelutsky Between the Heart and the Land--Latina Poets in the Midwest
I, Too, Sing America--by Langston Hughes Poetry for Guys Who Thought They Hated Poetry Parable of the Dove by Louise Gluck
Blake--Collected Poems--Edited by W. B. Yeats Spring by E. E. Cummings Blake--A Biography by Peter Ackroyd
The Lake by Deborah Ager Teaching the Art of Poetry; The Moves Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost
Poetical Works of Burns blue flower Poetry Slam--The Competitive Art of Performance Poetry
red flower Postmodern American Poetry--A Norton Anthology purple flower
Tulip1 magenta flower Tulip2