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On Seeing the Elgin Marbles

The sonnet/poem “On Seeing the Elgin Marbles” by John Keats, was written in 1817.  Keats’s sonnet is created in response to a work of art, the Parthenon reliefs.

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

  • On Seeing the Elgin Marbles
  • John Keats

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • PR1175
  • PR1195
  • PR4836
  • PR4837

Circulating Books – A Selected List

  • Bloom, Harold (ed.). John Keats. 2000.

                    Call Number:  PR4837 .J57 2000

  • Burt, Stephen. Art of the Sonnet. 2010.

                   Call Number:  PR1195 .S5 B87 2010

  • Wolfson, Susan J. (ed.). The Cambridge Companion to Keats. 2001.

                 Call Number:  PR4837 .C27 2001

Reference Materials

  • Nineteenth Century Literary Criticism Call Number:  REF  PN761         .N5

o   Vol. 225, pg. 139-140, 142, 186, 248, 253, 255

  • Poetry Criticism – Call Number: REF PN1010 .P6

o   Vol.96, pg. 252

Research Databases

Alphabetical list of databases:

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Gale Literary Index
  • Literary Reference Center Plus
  • Literature Criticism Online (from Poetry Criticism)
  • Literature Resources from Gale (from Nineteenth Century Literary Criticism)

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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