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meaning of modern poetry

John Clark Pratt

meaning of modern poetry

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry,
  • Poetics,
  • American poetry (Collections)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared under the direction of Educational Science Division, U.S. Industries, Inc.
    SeriesA Tutor text
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1031 P65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination400 p. --
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14466680M


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