With contributions from over 100 scholars, the Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Nineteenth Centry provides essays on the careers, works, and backgrounds of more than 100 nineteenth-century poets. It also provides entries on specialized categories of twentieth-century verse such as hymns, folk ballads, spirituals, Civil War songs, and Native American poetry. Besides presenting essential factual information, each entry amounts to an in-depth critical essay, and includes a bibliography that directs readers to other works by and about a particular poet.Upon first mention in a given essay, for example, Dickinsona#39;s aquot;Wild Nights - Wild Nights! ... title - each entry amounts to an incisive critical essay, delving into the formal features, literary-historical significance, and cultural relevance of the versesanbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century|
|Author||:||Eric L. Haralson|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-01-21|