Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 April 2020

288 Pages | 4 black and white illustrations

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781789620566

Bookseller Code (06)

Poetry & the Dictionary

Edited by Andrew Blades and Piers Pennington

Liverpool University Press

Poetry and LUP

  • The first critical book dedicated to exploring the interrelations between poetry and the dictionary
  • Opens up the field by offering a range of perspectives on a diverse gathering of modern poets and dictionaries
  • Features contributions from poets and lexicographers, as well as established and emerging scholars
  • Includes an introduction that relates the book's theme to contemporary questions of definition, before providing a brief history of dictionaries in English
  • Investigates the work of British, Irish, and American poets, with an underlying emphasis on the poetry of experiment