The Facts on File Companion to American Poetry (Facts on File Companion to Literature)
by Burt Kimmelman, Temple Cone, Randall Huff (Authors)
"The Facts On File Companion to American Poetry" is a new and indispensable encyclopedic guide to American poetry with more than 1,200 entries, ranging in length from 500 to 1,500 words. Intended for high school and college students, this invaluable resource explores the various writers, works, themes, and movements of this intriguing literary genre.Volume 1 contains entirely new material, including new entries on poems, and extensive, new coverage on poets before 1900. Volume 2 is a revised and updated edition of "The Facts On File Companion to 20th-Century American Poetry", with more than 100 new entries added on important poems and recent poets. Its appendixes include a general bibliography and a list of winners for major poetry prizes.