The Facts on File Companion to World Poetry, 1900 to the Present - Companions to Literature (Hardback)R. Victoria Arana (author)
Hardback 544 Pages / Published: 30/01/2008
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The Facts On File Companion to World Poetry, 1900 to the Present is a comprehensive introduction to 20th and 21st-century world poets and their most famous, most distinctive, and most influential poems. Containing approximately 500 entries that span the globe and cover the most prominent writers from each continent and many of the world's islands, this indispensable guide is the perfect companion to poetry courses. Appendixes include a general bibliography, a list of poets by geographic region, and a list of Nobel Prize winners.Coverage includes: poets, including Rainer Maria Rilke, Pablo Neruda, Leopold Senghor, Aime Cesaire, Derek Walcott, Anna Akhmatova, Rabindranath Tagore, Federico Garcia Lorca, Bei Dao, and many more; major poems, such as ""The Poems of Dr. Zhivago"", ""Sonnets to Orpheus"", and ""Ode To Walt Whitman""; and important concepts and movements, such as field poetics and French rap.
Publisher: Facts On File Inc
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 1070 g
Dimensions: 235 x 187 x 29 mm
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