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The Oxford companion to modern poetry / first edition edited by Ian Hamilton ; second edition edited by Jeremy Noel-Tod.

Noel-Tod, Jeremy, (editor of compilation.). Hamilton, Ian, 1938-2001 (editor of compilation.).


"Over 1,700 A-Z biographies written by over 250 contributors including Seamus Heaney and Anne Stevenson. The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry is an authoritative and accessible guide to the influential poets writing in English from 1910 to the present day. The A-Z entries explore the influences, inspirations, movements that have shaped the works and lives of these important authors. This major new edition has been expanded to include over 300 new entries covering a host of contemporary and international poets such as Don Paterson, John Kinsella, and Joy Harjo, in addition to updated entries on well-established figures such as T. S. Eliot and Carol Ann Duffy."--Book Jacket.

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  • ISBN: 9780199640256 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0199640254
  • Physical Description: xx, 705 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Second edition / edited by Jeremy Noel-Tod.
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First Edition published as The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English in 1994"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction to the Second Edition -- Introduction to the First Edition -- Selection of Anthologies -- Key to Contributors -- Companion to Modern Poetry -- Groups and Movements -- Lists of Prizes and Prizewinners -- General Web Links.
Subject: English poetry > 20th century > History and criticism.
English poetry > 21st century > History and criticism.
Poets, English > 20th century > Dictionaries.
Poets, English > 21st century > Dictionaries.
Poets, Commonwealth > 20th century > Biography > Dictionaries.
Poets, American > 20th century > Biography > Dictionaries.
Poets, English > 20th century > Biography > Dictionaries.
Commonwealth poetry (English) > Dictionaries.
American poetry > 20th century > Dictionaries.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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