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About Twentieth-Century American Poetry

Description:

Provides full-text poems from modern and contemporary American poets.

Presently includes 36,000 poems drawn from 460 volumes by 217 poets.

Generally, the policy has been to use first editions whenever possible; later editions were selected if they were more inclusive. Where poems appeared in their original dialect in an earlier edition and standardized in a later edition, both forms have been included for comparison purposes. Poems originally published in periodicals have also been included.

Dates of Coverage: 1/1/1900 through 12/31/2000

Frequency of Updates: closed set, not updated

Truncation Symbol: *

Concurrent Users: unlimited

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