The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry

The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry

eBook - 2013
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"The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry is an authoritative and accessible guide to the influential poets writing in English from 1910 to the present day. The A-Z entries explore the influences, inspirations, movements that have shaped the works and lives of these important authors. This major new edition has been expanded to include over 300 new entries covering a host of contemporary and international poets such as Don Paterson, John Kinsella, and Joy Harjo, in addition to updated entries on well-established figures such as T. S. Eliot and Carol Ann Duffy. This engaging and informative companion in a must-have for anyone with an interest in literature, and especially for poetry enthusiasts"--Book jacket.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
Edition: Second edition edited by Jeremy Noel-Tod
ISBN: 9780199640256
0199640254
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: xx, 705 pages ; 24 cm

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Jan 20, 2016

A one-volume biographical dictionary of poets in the English language, with a strong emphasis on the USA and UK, and a relative neglect of India and East and West Africa, but less neglect of Caribbean poets. Has a tiny section at the end on Groups And Movements, and no entries for theories. A solid scholarly reference work, to be dipped into as needed rather than read sequentially.

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