Contemporary Poets, 7th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1558625364
  • ISBN-13: 9781558625365
  • DDC: 821.910903
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1443 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2001 | Published/Released October 2003
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2001

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This updated 7th edition of Contemporary Poets provides biographical and bibliographical information on 787 of the world's most important contemporary English-language poets, 120 new to this edition. Entries typically include personal and career information, addresses, a detailed bibliography, a list of further reading sources and more. Each entry also includes a signed critical essay covering each poet's career and works written by an expert in the field. Includes nationality and title indexes.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1558623493 | ISBN-13: 9781558623491


"In the field of reference books on contemporary writers, especially poets, Gale Research competes mainly with itself, and it does a good job." -- RUSQ (December 1998)

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"Not just an essential, also a crucial text for any library." -- Times Literary Supplement

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"Like other volumes in this series, it is a standard source for basic information." -- Literary Research Guide (MLA ? 1998)

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