American Poets and Poetry: From the Colonial Era to the Present

American Poets and Poetry: From the Colonial Era to the Present

By: Jeffrey H. Gray (author), Mary McAleer Balkun (author), James H. McCorkle (author)Hardback

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The ethnically diverse scope, broad chronological coverage, and mix of biographical, critical, historical, political, and cultural entries make this the most useful and exciting poetry reference of its kind for students today. * Covers American poetry from the Colonial era to the present in roughly 300 alphabetically arranged entries * Features key contemporary poets, including those appearing in current journals * Brings together approximately 80 contributors who are among the most widely known scholars in the field * Supports Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Social Studies by helping students gain a greater understanding of language

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Jeffrey Gray, PhD, is professor of English at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ. Mary McAleer Balkun, PhD, is professor of English and chairperson of the English department at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ. James McCorkle, PhD, teaches in the Africana Studies Program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY.

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/03/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781610698313
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 723
  • ID: 9781610698313
  • weight: 2077
  • ISBN10: 1610698312

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