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The Greenwood encyclopedia of American poets and poetry

Author: Jeffrey Gray; James McCorkle; Mary McAleer Balkun
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most comprehensive reference on American poetry ever assembled, this encyclopedia includes more than 900 alphabetically arranged entries, contributed by approximately 350 scholars. Written for students and general readers, this set covers poetry from the colonial era to the present and gives special attention to contemporary poets and their works. Multicultural in scope, the Encyclopedia covers poets, genres,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Biography
Biography Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Biographies Encyclopédies
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Gray; James McCorkle; Mary McAleer Balkun
ISBN: 031332381X 9780313323812 0313330093 9780313330094 0313330107 9780313330100 0313330115 9780313330117 0313330123 9780313330124 0313330131 9780313330131
OCLC Number: 61458258
Awards: Winner of Booklist Editors' Choice 2006 0 (United States)
Description: 5 volumes (1842 pages) ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. A --
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Responsibility: Jeffrey Gray, editor ; James McCorkle and Mary McAleer Balkun, associate editors.
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Detailing the lives and works of American poets, this encyclopedia considers the entire range of American poetry, providing an overview of major and minor authors, and combining biographical and  Read more...

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