Critical Survey of Poetry: Topical Essays, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 158765766X
  • ISBN-13: 9781587657665
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 923 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released June 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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This Critical Survey was originally published in 1983 and 1984 in separate English and foreign language series, a supplement in 1987, a revised English language series in 1993, and a combined revised series in 2003. The Fourth Edition includes all poets from the previous edition and adds 146 new ones, covering 845 poets in total. Altogether, the writers covered in this set represent more than 40 countries and the history of poetry from antiquity to the 21st century. The set also offers 72 informative overviews; 20 of these essays were added for this edition, including all the literary movement essays. In addition, seven resources are provided, two of them new. Author portraits are included as available.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Publisher’s Note.
Complete List of Contents.
1: Poetry Around the World.
2: African American Poetry.
3: African Poetry.
4: Asian American Poetry.
5: Australian and New Zealand Poetry.
6: Canadian Poetry.
7: Caribbean Poetry.
8: Catalan Poetry.
9: Chinese Poetry.
10: Croatian Poetry.
11: Czech Poetry.
12: East German Poetry.
13: English and Continental Poetry in the Fourteenth Century.
14: English Poetry in the Fifteenth Century.
15: English Poetry in the Sixteenth Century.
16: English Poetry in the Seventeenth Century.
17: English Poetry in the Eighteenth Century.
18: English and American Poetry in the Nineteenth Century.
19: English and American Poetry in the Twentieth Century.
20: European Oral and Epic Traditions.
21: French Poetry to 1700.
22: French Poetry Since 1700.
23: German Poetry to 1800.
24: German Poetry: 1800 to Reunification.
25: German Poetry Since Reunification.
26: Greek Poetry in Antiquity.
27: Greek Poetry Since 1820.
28: Hungarian Poetry.
29: Indian English Poetry.
30: Italian Poetry to 1800.
31: Italian Poetry Since 1800.
32: Japanese Poetry to 1800.
33: Japanese Poetry Since 1800.
34: Latin American Poetry.
35: Latin Poetry.
36: Latino Poetry.