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Published: 23 May 2013

726 Pages


ISBN: 9780199640256

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The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry in English

Second Edition

Edited by Jeremy Noel-Tod and Ian Hamilton

  • Over 1,500 detailed entries on modern poets writing in English
  • Covers experimental as well as traditional poetry
  • Includes entry-level bibliographies pointing to trustworthy resources
  • Useful appendices including a guide to poetry groups and movements, a reading list of contemporary anthologies and chronologies of important poetry prizes, and prize-winners
  • Recommended web links to modern poetry resources listed and regularly updated on a companion website

New to this Edition:

  • All existing biographies have been updated to include events from 1994 to the present day
  • New poets that have come to prominence since the 1994 edition have been added
  • Recommended web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website

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