British and Irish Poets

A Biographical Dictionary, 449–2006


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About the Book

From John Abbot to Benjamin Zephaniah, this reference book contains information on 1,270 poets from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Writing over a 1500 year period, the featured poets are representative of the ages.

About the Author(s)

Counselor and counseling tutor William Stewart has been writing for more than 40 years. He has published many counseling and self-help books as well as Biographical Dictionary of Anthropologists and Admirals of the World: A Biographical Dictionary, 1500 to the Present with McFarland. He lives in Eastleigh, Hants, England.

Bibliographic Details

William Stewart
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 503
Bibliographic Info: bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2014 [2007]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-9567-2
eISBN: 978-0-7864-5109-8
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Foreword by Steven Barfield      1
Preface      3

THE POETS      5

The Poets by Nation
(England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales)      431
Timeline of British and Irish Poets      439

Bibliography      451
Index      479

Book Reviews & Awards

“recommended”—Booklist; “a great reference tool…solid…recommended”—Library Journal; “recommended”—ARBA; “will certainly satisfy readers…for those in need of a ready reference…this is the book”—School Library Journal; “this handy reference work would be an appropriate acquisition for high school, academic and public libraries”—Catholic Library World; “covers the leading lights (and many of the lesser lights) of every genre of Irish and English poetry”—Reference & Research Book News.