For over a hundred years, The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry in Anthologies has been the preeminent index for answers to questions about the world of poetry, identifying the author of a poem or the anthologies in which it can be found when only a title, first line, or last line is known. This latest edition-a "must have" for libraries-brings its index up to date as of May 31, 2006.
This latest version features 85,000 classic and contemporary poems by 12,000 poets. Also included are works in translation and for the first time poetry in Spanish, Vietnamese, and French. The subject organization of the poems is especially useful. Hundreds of new subjects have been added, indexing poems on highly relevant topics such as Osama bin Laden, the war in Iraq, Dick Cheney, the Internet, and Rosa Parks, as well as timeless subjects like the Bill of Rights, unspoken love, faith, and inspiration.
Our impressive team of consultants includes J. D. McClatchy, Harvey Shapiro, and former poet laureate Mark Strand. From The Norton Anthology of Poetry (2005 edition) to Poetry after 9/11 and Garrison Keillor's Good Poems, this new edition puts readers in touch with the best of the latest anthologies and the lasting favorites.
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An essential purchase for literature and poetry collections. (Library Journal)
Bottom Line: The contents and search options for Granger's Online are thrilling. It is so easy to use, and so enjoyable to read, I found it difficult to stop. Essential for any public, academic, or special library serving the humanities. (Library Journal)
The reasonable cost and ease of use make this database highly recommended for school library media centers. (School Library Journal)
... embraces all presses, be they small or high-profile, maintaining the subject guide's status as the most comprehensive of its kind.... An essential purchase for literature and poetry collections. (Library Journal)
This valuable reference tool is distinct. (G. A. Cevasco American Reference Books Annual)
One of the enduring monuments of reference publishing... Still essential after all these years, on the ready-reference shelf. (Booklist)
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