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“…this work maintains its value for its ease of use and the time period it covers in one volume. Recommended for academic and larger public library collections.”
L.A. Sullivan, Northern Kentucky Univeristy, Choice
“No other index or bibliography reaches American and British Poetry’s level of comprehensiveness. … An outstanding anthology!”
This reference volume is a supplement to Alexander’s earlier work covering the years 1928–1978. Its purpose is to provide access to articles, parts of articles, and parts of books of criticism on British and American poets. No other index or bibliography reaches this level of comprehensiveness. The focus is on journals and books that are widely held by academic libraries. Arrangement is alphabetical by poet’s name and then by the title of the poem. In some cases, more general articles, including interviews, are included under the heading General. American and British Poetry guides the interested reader to articles and books discussing the meaning and nature of particular poems.
Harriet Semmes Alexander is a reference librarian and assistant professor at Memphis State University. She is also the recipient of the Tennessee Library Association’s Frances Neel Cheney Award for 1995. More info →
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