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Index of American Periodical Verse 1998
     

Index of American Periodical Verse 1998

by Rafael Catala, James D. Anderson
 

The Index is an important resource for contemporary poetry research, serving as a continuing record of trends in the output of famous and lesser-known poets and the cultural influences they represent. The Index includes contemporary poets from the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, as well as other lands, cultures, and times. Continuing the tradition of this

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The Index is an important resource for contemporary poetry research, serving as a continuing record of trends in the output of famous and lesser-known poets and the cultural influences they represent. The Index includes contemporary poets from the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, as well as other lands, cultures, and times. Continuing the tradition of this helpful reference source, this twenty-eighth annual volume of the Index was produced with the cooperation of 300 participating periodicals. Nearly 7,400 entries (7,393) for individual poets and translators are included, with more than 21,000 entries (21,135) for individual poems. A separate index provides access by title or first line.

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American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)
...this reference work belongs on the shelves of any library where literature and poetry are of importance.
American Reference Books Annual
...this reference work belongs on the shelves of any library where literature and poetry are of importance.
Booknews
In the 28th annual volume, Catal<'a>, Cuban-born practitioner of sciencepoetry, and Anderson (library and information sciences, Rutgers U.) cite over 21,000 poems by nearly 7,400 poets in 300 periodicals from Canada, the US, and the Caribbean. They include poets from elsewhere publishing in North American journals, and translations into English. Their criteria for selecting journals is the recommendation of poets, librarians, scholars, and publishers. That for selecting poems is quality, presentation, and the status or reputation of the poet. The main listing is alphabetical by poet; periodicals are also listed, and titles and authors are indexed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810838888
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Series:
Index of American Periodical Verse Series
Pages:
712
Product dimensions:
5.68(w) x 8.86(h) x 1.80(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 at the School of Communication, Information, and Library Studies, Rutgers University.

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