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American verse of the nineteenth century

by Richard J. Gray

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Published by Dent, Rowman and Littlefield in London, Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with an introduction by Richard Gray.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS607 .G7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxviii, 234 p.
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5085625M
    ISBN 100874714044
    LC Control Number74156809
    OCLC/WorldCa829405

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