Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The nineteenth century
Eric L. Haralson, John Hollander
Taylor & Francis, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 536 pages
With contributions from over 100 scholars, the Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Nineteenth Centry 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.
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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