The New Princeton Handbook of Poetic Terms / Edition 1

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Overview

"A valuable, convenient edition of the recent New Princeton Encyclopedia is intended for the general reader. Its emphasis is most appealingly on poetry—the strongly held feelings that 'poetry matters.'"—Theodore Weiss, Editor, Quarterly Review of Poetry

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Editorial Reviews

Express - Damaris Moore
This edition succeeds in rendering the previous one obsolete.... Over ninety percent of the entries were extensively revised and many rewritten.... The book's great strength is its clarity of style.
The American Library Association Reference Books Bulletin

A worthy complement to the original Encyclopedia.
The American Library Association - Reference Books Bulletin
A worthy complement to the original Encyclopedia.
From the Publisher
"This is an extraordinarily readable, helpful volume, and an important addition to a literature reference collection."—Academic Library Book Review

"A worthy complement to the original Encyclopedia."—Reference Books Bulletin, The American Library Association

"This edition succeeds in rendering the previous one obsolete.... Over ninety percent of the entries were extensively revised and many rewritten.... The book's great strength is its clarity of style."—Damaris Moore, Express

"Each entry points the way to further investigation and makes this an ideal tool for serious students of poetry."—The Washington Times

Academic Library Book Review
This is an extraordinarily readable, helpful volume, and an important addition to a literature reference collection.
Reference Books Bulletin The American Library Association
A worthy complement to the original Encyclopedia.
Express
This edition succeeds in rendering the previous one obsolete.... Over ninety percent of the entries were extensively revised and many rewritten.... The book's great strength is its clarity of style.
— Damaris Moore
The Washington Times
Each entry points the way to further investigation and makes this an ideal tool for serious students of poetry.
Reference Books Bulletin The American Library Association
A worthy complement to the original Encyclopedia.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780691036724
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publication date: 4/4/1994
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 6.13 (w) x 9.27 (h) x 0.91 (d)

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