Index of American Periodical Verse 1988

Index of American Periodical Verse 1988

by Rafael Catala, James D. Anderson
     
 

The Index of American Periodical Verse is an important work for contemporary poetry research and is an objective measure of poetry that includes poets from the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean as well as other lands, cultures, and times. It reveals trends in the output of particular poets and the cultural influences they represent. The publications indexed

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The Index of American Periodical Verse is an important work for contemporary poetry research and is an objective measure of poetry that includes poets from the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean as well as other lands, cultures, and times. It reveals trends in the output of particular poets and the cultural influences they represent. The publications indexed cover a broad cross-section of poetry, literary, scholarly, popular, general, and "little" magazines, journals, and reviews.

Editorial Reviews

American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)
Because this index is an important resource for contemporary American poetry and serves as a continuing record of trends in the output of famous as well as lesser-known poets and the cultural influence they represent, it deserves a place in all large literature collections.
American Society of Indexers
They have done a splendid job, and one that will be appreciated by all poetry lovers.
Reference Quarterly
...an important research tool...provides the best coverage.
Booklist
An especially appropriate acquisition for academic and large public libraries, it would be valuable in any library where there is an emphasis on twentieth-century American poetry.
American Reference Books Annual
Because this index is an important resource for contemporary American poetry and serves as a continuing record of trends in the output of famous as well as lesser-known poets and the cultural influence they represent, it deserves a place in all large literature collections.
American Society Of Indexers
They have done a splendid job, and one that will be appreciated by all poetry lovers.
Concerning Poetry
It should be in every college library and most public libraries in the country—for every person who just likes poetry, every scholar, and every critic will find it invaluable as a guide to and as a tool in the study of the American poetry of the 1970's.
ARBA
...every mid-sized to large academic and public library should look upon it as an essential purchase..
Reference Books Bulletin
An especially appropriate acquisition for academic and large public libraries, it would be valuable in any library where there is an emphasis on twentieth-century American poetry..
Booknews
**** Cited in Sheehy and BCL3. The 18th annual volume indexes the poems published by 260 participating periodicals from Canada, the US, and the Caribbean. Some 5,900 entries for individual poets and translators are included, with more than 16,800 entries for individual poems and the same number of title or first line entries. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810823341
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/1990
Series:
Index of American Periodical Verse Series
Pages:
549
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Rafael Català poet and critic, has published numerous books of poetry and articles on literary criticism. James D. Anderson is Professor in the School of Communication, Information, and Library Studies at Rutgers University.

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