The back cover of the Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry notes: "The most comprehensive reference on American poetry ever assembled, this enormous encyclopedia includes more than 900 alphabetically arranged entries by roughly 350 scholars."
Signed Entries by John Cusatis:
"Richard Brautigan (1935-1984)" Volume 1, 187-88
"Bob Dylan (1941- )" Volume 2, 440-43
"George Sterling (1869-1926) Volume 5, 1530-31
"This monumental reference work addresses 802 authors and 117 topics. Alphabetical cross-referenced entries range from 1,000 to 5,000 words, and all are followed by lists for further reading, broken down into primary and secondary sources....The editor leads an impressive roster of contributors, many of them highly regarded scholars in their fields. Nothing quite compares to the present work--to get the breadth and depth of this encyclopedia, users would have to combine several outstanding reference works....The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry is useful for a wide readership, especially high-school and college students. Highly recommended." - Booklist, Starred Review
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