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The Facts on File Companion to American Poetry, 2 Volumes

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Prepared with high school and college students in mind, this two-volume reference presents some 1,100 signed entries ranging in length from 500 to approximately 3,500 words, on writers, individual works, themes, genres, movements, terms, and historical places. The first volume covers to 1900; the second, which picks up from 1900 to the present, is a revised and updated edition of The Facts on File Companion to 20th-Century American Poetry (approximately 100 entries have been added). Each volume contains alphabetically arranged entries and its own introduction, index, and bibliography. Shaping work from a long list of contributors are three editors: Huff is recently retired from university teaching; Kimmelman teaches at the New Jersey Institute of Technology; and Cone is affiliated with the United States Naval Academy. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816069507
Author:
Randall Huff and Burt Kimmelman and Temple Cone
Publisher:
Facts on File
Author:
Huff, Randall
Subject:
General
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
American poetry -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Reference-Words Phrases and Language
Edition Description:
New
Series:
Companion to Literature
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Pages:
1136
Dimensions:
9.50x7.46x2.51 in. 5.14 lbs.
Age Level:
14-UP

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