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On Extended Wings Wallace Stevens Longer Poems by Helen Hennessy Vendler

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Stevens, Wallace,
  • Poetry

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7693179M
ISBN 100674634357
ISBN 109780674634350

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