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Who's Who in Twentieth Century World Poetry

Edited by Alan Parker, Mark Willhardt

Foreword by Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate

Routledge – 2000 – 368 pages

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    October 25th 2002
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Description

The definitive biographical guide to poetry throughout the world in the twentieth century and the only book of its kind to look at non-English language poets in such detail. Written in lively prose, with over 900 entries by over 75 international contributors, it brings a uniquely global perspective to bear on modern verse, encapsulating the lives and works of a vast array of poets in precise, compact detail alongside expert critical comment. Who's Who in Twentieth Century World Poetry is a scholarly and hugely enjoyable guide through the diverse arena of modern international poetry.

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'Who's Who in Twentieth-Century Poetry is excellent value.' - Bob Duckett, Bradford Libraries

Author Bio

Mark Willhardt is Assistant Professor of English at Monmouth College and Alan Parket is Associate Professor and Director of Creative Writing at Davidson College. They are co-editors of the Routledge Anthology of Cross-Gendered Verse (1995)

Name: Who's Who in Twentieth Century World Poetry (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Alan Parker, Mark WillhardtForeword by Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate. The definitive biographical guide to poetry throughout the world in the twentieth century and the only book of its kind to look at non-English language poets in such detail. Written in lively prose, with over 900 entries by over 75 international...
Categories: Poetry, 20th Century Literature, Handbooks