Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The nineteenth century

Front Cover
Eric L. Haralson, John Hollander
Taylor & Francis, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 536 pages
0 Reviews
With contributions from over 100 scholars, this encyclopedia provides essays on the careers, works, and backgrounds of more than 100 nineteenth-century poets. It also provides entries on specialized categories of twentieth-century verse such as hymns, folk ballads, spirituals, Civil War songs, and Native American poetry. Besides presenting essential factual information, each entry amounts to an in-depth critical essay, and includes a bibliography that directs readers to other works by and about a particular poet.
  

What people are saying - Write a review

Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The 20th Century

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

This new encyclopedia is a companion to Haralson's well-received Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century (LJ 10/1/98). Like its predecessor, this new volume focuses on individual ... Read full review

Encyclopedia of American poetry

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

This fascinating resource was developed for use with the Library of America's comprehensive two-volume anthology American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century, edited by John Hollander (LJ 9/1/93), offering ... Read full review

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

About the author (1998)

Eric Haralson, associate professor of English at SUNY Stony Brook, is the author of Henry James and Queer Modernity and of numerous essays on the sexual politics of Anglo-American prose and poetry. He has also served as editor of the authoritative Encyclopedia of American Poetry.

Bibliographic information