Synopses & Reviews
Brings a uniquely global perspective to bear on modern verse. Readers will be delighted with this comprehensive volume, providing biographical information on the greatest poets of the century, and critical accounts of their work.
The definitive biographical guide to poetry throughout the world in the twentieth century and the only book of its kind to look at non-English language poets in such detail. Written in lively prose, with over 900 entries by over 75 international contributors, it brings a uniquely global perspective to bear on modern verse, encapsulating the lives and works of a vast array of poets in precise, compact detail alongside expert critical comment. Who's Who in Twentieth Century World Poetry is a scholarly and hugely enjoyable guide through the diverse arena of modern international poetry.