The world"s hieroglyphic beauty

five American poets by Peter Stitt

Publisher: University of Georgia Press in Athens

Written in English
Cover of: The world
Published: Pages: 291 Downloads: 960
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Subjects:

  • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Interviews,
  • Poetry -- Authorship

Edition Notes

StatementPeter Stitt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS323.5 .S75 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 291 p. ;
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2861245M
ISBN 100820307726
LC Control Number84024056

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