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At St. John's University Library, (New York)
Poetry Criticism. (Ref. PN 1010 P62)
Stewart, Maaja A. "The Country House Ideals in
Meredith's 'The Egoist'." Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism 43.
Ed. Laurie DiMauro. Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 1992. 291-295.
Reprinted from Nineteenth-Century Fiction 32:4 Mar 1978: 420-41.
Poetry Explication. (Ref. Z 2014 P7 K8 1980)
Guide to British Poetry Explication. (Ref. Z2014 P7 M34 1991)
v2 Modern and Contemporary
An Index to Criticisms of British and American Poetry. (Ref PR 89 C5 1973)
The Explicator. (2nd Floor Periodicals)
A quarterly journal devoted to the
interpretation of literary works including poetry.
The Explicator Cyclopedia. (Ref. PR401 .E9) Selected articles from The Explicator
(see immediately above) from 1942 to 1962 are included.
Critical Survey of Poetry. 8 volumes. (Ref PR 502 C85 1982)
Critical Survey of Poetry : foreign language series (Ref PN1021 .C7 1984)
The first title above covers English language poets, the second covers poets worldwide. While individual poems are discussed in this series its primary purpose is to analyze the overall style of a poet and uses excerpts from individual poems to accomplish this. It is a good source for an overview of a particular poet.
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