Ideas of Space in Contemporary Poetry by Ian Davidson

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  • Poetry & poets: from c 1900 -,
  • 20th Century American Poetry,
  • 20th Century English Poetry,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • British Isles,
  • USA,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Poetry,
  • Literary Criticism / Poetry,
  • American - General,
  • 20th century,
  • 21st century,
  • American poetry,
  • English poetry,
  • History and criticism

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8401405M
ISBN 101403997713
ISBN 109781403997715

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