The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry in English

The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry in English

by Ian Hamilton and Jeremy Noel-Tod

Hardback Publication Date: 23/05/2013

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This impressive volume provides over 1,500 thoroughly revised and updated entries on modern poets active from 1910 to the present day. An extensive guide to the lives of influential poets writing in English, in Britain and around the world, this companion helps to illuminate the influences, inspirations, and movements that have shaped the lives and works of these important authors. First published in 1994 as the Oxford Companion to Twentieth Century
Poetry in English and compiled by a team of 230 experts, including famous poets such as Carol Rumens and Andrew Motion, this edition also includes new biographical entries on more contemporary poets such as Don Paterson, Anne Carson, John Kinsella, and Leslie Marmon Silko. It also contains insightful
entries by well-known peers, such as Seamus Heaney on Robert Lowell and Anne Stevenson on Sylvia Plath. The A-Z biographies are complemented by new appendices including coverage of poetry events and movements and lists of anthologies and important poetry prizes and prize-winners. In addition, many entries include details of in-depth supplementary material available online on the dedicated companion website. This superb reference work is the ideal companion for students of English
Literature, Language, and Creative Writing, as well as for anyone with an interest in modern poetry.
ISBN:
9780199640256
9780199640256
Category:
Literary studies: poetry & poets
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
23-05-2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Edition:
2nd Edition
Pages:
726
Dimensions (mm):
241x163x45mm
Weight:
1.21kg

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