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Who's Who in Twentieth Century World Poetry

Edited by Alan Parker, Mark Willhardt

Foreword by Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate

© 2001 – Routledge

368 pages

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About the Book

The definitive biographical guide to poetry throughout the world in the twentieth century and the only book of its kind to look at non-English language poets in such detail. Written in lively prose, with over 900 entries by over 75 international contributors, it brings a uniquely global perspective to bear on modern verse, encapsulating the lives and works of a vast array of poets in precise, compact detail alongside expert critical comment. Who's Who in Twentieth Century World Poetry is a scholarly and hugely enjoyable guide through the diverse arena of modern international poetry.


'Who's Who in Twentieth-Century Poetry is excellent value.' - Bob Duckett, Bradford Libraries

About the Author/Editors

Mark Willhardt is Assistant Professor of English at Monmouth College and Alan Parket is Associate Professor and Director of Creative Writing at Davidson College. They are co-editors of the Routledge Anthology of Cross-Gendered Verse (1995)

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