Poetry Criticism Series

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  • 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.


Features and Benefits

  • 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.
  • Approximately 90%-95% of critical essays are full text.