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A usable past

essays on modern & contemporary poetry

by Paul L. Mariani

  • 324 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Paul Mariani.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS323.5 .M37 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 268 p. ;
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2840754M
    ISBN 100870234455
    LC Control Number84002613

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