Revising Oral Theory: Formulaic Composition in Old English and Old Icelandic Verse
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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Page 113 - Contemporary Literary Criticism: Literary and Cultural Studies. 2nd ed. Eds. Robert Con Davis, and Ronald Schleifer. New York: Longman, 1989. 230-48. Diamond, Robert E. "The Diction of the Signed Poems of Cynewulf.