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Published by Longman in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poetics.,
  • English poetry.,
  • American poetry.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

StatementX.J. Kennedy, Dana Gioia.
ContributionsGioia, Dana.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1042 .K39 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi, 716 p. :
Number of Pages716
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3945584M
ISBN 10032108764X
LC Control Number2001029964

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