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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 6/1/2001.
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"Concise and well-written essays." - Choice"A valuable tool for students interested in 20th-century American poetry.' - Booklist/RBBThis volume contains over 400 entries that treat a broad range of individual poets and poems, along with many articles devoted to topics, schools, or periods of American verse in the twentieth century. Entries fall into three main categories: poet entries, which provide biographical and cultural contexts for the author's career; entries on individual works, which offer closer explication of the most resonant poems in the 20th-century canon; topical entries, looking at eras, school, themes, and verse traditions of the USA.Comprehensive and fully indexed, this crucial resource is available now in paperback.