Each volume of this reference provides substantial critical essays and biographical information on four to eight major poets from all eras.
Entries provide an introductory biographical sketch, an author portrait, a primary bibliography, annotated full text and excerpted criticism of the poets' works and sources for additional reading. When available, comments from the poets themselves are included. Approximately 90-95% of critical essays are full text.Each volume includes cumulative author name and nationality indexes as well as a volume-specific title index. A cumulative title index to the entire series is published separately.
"Librarians, researchers, teachers and students will find the brief biographies and bibliographies
and supplementary materials, extremely helpful for papers oral presentations and discussion groups."
-- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999
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