An in-depth resource covering over 900 poets throughout history and the world.
Critical Survey of Poetry profiles major poets throughout history and the world, and includes an analysis of their significant individual poems or collections. Essays beginning with full data on dates and places of birth and/or death, and a list of the poet's "Principle 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 bibliography containing up to date resources.