The Facts on File Companion to World Poetry, 1900 to the Present

58207bbfcacb7.jpeg Author R Victoria Arana
Isbn 9780816064571
File size 4.2MB
Year 2007
Pages 532
Language English
File format PDF
Category Poetry

Book Description:

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.



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