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For background information, definitions, and basic facts, consult the following encyclopedias, dictionaries, and sourcebooks located in the Reference section on the first floor. Reference items are for use only in the library.
Critical Survey of Poetry by
Call Number: REF PN1021 .C7 2003
Publication Date: 2003
This series contains in-depth analytical reference guides to major writers of world literature. The series has an accessible style and format that allow readers to zero in on precise characteristics of a poet's work. The Critical Survey of Poetry presents 698 poets in 697 essays. Each essay includes full birth and death data and is broken down into principal poetry, other literary forms, achievements, biography, and analysis. Essays also include several sections on discrete poems or poetry collections, other major works, and bibliography.