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This guide will give you guidance in researching poets and poetry. Here you will find books located in the MS State Library, e-books, databases for scholarly resources, and legitimate online Web resources. Follow the tabs on the side to find what you nee

Medieval Literary Period (455 CE - 1485 CE): Poetry

The Medieval literary period can be broken down into two distinct periods: Old English (428 - 1066 CE) and Middle English (1066 - 1450 CE) Periods.  Themes often included Christianity, chivalry, and mans achievement - real or imagined.  Listed below are some Websites that will help you in your research.  The Websites listed below will help you with your research.

Reference Books on Medieval Literature

Books on Medieval Poetry

E-Books on Medieval Poetry

Books on Knighthood and Chivalry

Medieval Stories