Syntax in English poetry, 1870-1930
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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] William E. Baker.
SeriesPerspectives in criticism,, 18
LC ClassificationsPR595.L3 B3
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 197 p.
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5563716M
LC Control Number67064721

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