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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh .
Written in English


  • American poetry -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesPoetry.
StatementEd Ochester & Peter Oresick, editors.
SeriesPitt poetry series
ContributionsOchester, Ed., Oresick, Peter.
LC ClassificationsPS615 .P47 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 397 p. ;
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1743595M
ISBN 100822937522, 0822955067
LC Control Number92050846

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