Poets & their art
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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


  • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • English poetry -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Statementby Harriet Monroe.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 322 p. ;
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14135988M

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