Poetry in crosslight

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Published by Longman in London, New York .

Written in English

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  • Poetry -- Collections,
  • Poetry -- History and criticism

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Statement[compiled by] D. M. Thomas.
ContributionsThomas, D. M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6101 .P54
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 246 p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5443028M
ISBN 100582483514, 0582483522
LC Control Number73093353

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