With contributions from over 100 scholars, the Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Nineteenth Centry provides essays on the careers, works, and backgrounds of more than 100 nineteenth-century poets. It also provides entries on specialized categories of twentieth-century verse such as hymns, folk ballads, spirituals, Civil War songs, and Native American poetry. Besides presenting essential factual information, each entry amounts to an in-depth critical essay, and includes a bibliography that directs readers to other works by and about a particular poet.CC Tf I had told you my verses were by somebody instead of a JLnobody, you would have found wonderful beauties in them ... Her father was descended from an old New England family, and her mother, the niece of one of Americaa#39;s most ... of realism, in the first seven years of her career Woolson published as many poems as travel pieces and short stories. ... We can be reasonably sure that many of these poems belong to the same decade of her greatest poetic output; aquot; In Memoriam.
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century|
|Author||:||Eric L. Haralson|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-01-21|