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What is a poet?

essays from the Eleventh Alabama Symposium on English and American Literature

by Alabama Symposium on English and American Literature (11th 1984 University of Alabama)

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
  • Poetry -- Congresses.,
  • English poetry -- History and criticism -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Hank Lazer.
    ContributionsLazer, Hank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS325 .A34 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination281 p. :
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2725491M
    ISBN 100817303251, 081730326X
    LC Control Number86019234


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