Critical Survey of Poetry: Poets of Jewish Culture

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Critical Survey of Poetry
Poets of Jewish Culture
An in-depth selection of articles from Critical Survey of Poetry, Fourth Edition.

Poets of Jewish Culture is a single-volume reference that contains selected essays from Critical Survey of Poetry, Fourth Edition. Every article in this set was carefully selected by our editors to provide the best information available about the topic covered. The essays in Poets of Jewish Culture discuss such influential poets as Allen Ginsberg, Philip Levine, Geturde Stein, and Adrienne Rich. See below for the complete Table of Contents.

Poets of Jewish Culture Table of Contents

Poetry of Jewish World Culture
Poetry of Jewish-American Culture
Abse, Dannie
Amichai, Yehuda
Ausländer, Rose
Bell, Marvin
Biermann, Wolf
Brodsky, Joseph
Celan, Paul
Codrescu, Andrei
Ginsberg, Allen
Goldbarth, Albert
Hacker, Marilyn
Hecht, Anthony
Heine, Heinrich
Hirsch, Edward
Ignatow, David
Judah ha-Levi
Kraus, Karl
Kunitz, Stanley
Layton, Irving
Levertov, Denise
Levine, Philip
Mandelstam, Osip
Manger, Itzik
Nemerov, Howard
Oppen, George
Oppenheimer, Joel
Ostriker, Alicia Suskin
Pagis, Dan
Piercy, Marge
Pinsky, Robert
Rakosi, Carl
Reznikoff, Charles
Rich, Adrienne
Rosenberg, Isaac
Rukeyser, Muriel
Saba, Umberto
Sachs, Nelly
Sassoon, Siegfried
Schwartz, Delmore
Silkin, Jon
Slonimski, Antoni
Stein, Gertrude
Tzara, Tristan
Untermeyer, Louis
Wazyk, Adam
Zukofsky, Louis
Zweig, Stefan

About Critical Survey of Poetry
Completely updated and expanded, Critical Survey of Poetry, Fourth Edition profiles major poets throughout history and the world, including analyses of their significant individual poems or collections. This new edition includes all poets from the previous edition and adds 145 new ones, covering 843 poets in total.

All the original essays were evaluated for their currency, and 133 of them were replaced or given substantial revision, in most cases by the original contributor. The sections "Other literary forms," "Achievements," "Biography," and "Analysis" were updated to include recent developments: new titles or awards, changes in residence or employment, and shifts in critical and popular reception. For these essays, material on one or more specific poems or collections was added.

For all essays, the bibliographies--lists of the poet's works and sources for further consultation--were revised to provide readers with the latest information. Every overview essay and its bibliography was brought up to date as well.

Essays begin with full data on dates and places of birth and death, and a list of the poet's "Principal Poetry." Next is a brief overview of "Other literary forms" and two longer sections, "Achievements" and "Biography." The longest section, "Analysis," discusses the poet's work and examines several poems. The final section includes a listing of other major works and a bibliography containing up-to-date resources. All essays are signed by the academics and other experts who wrote them.