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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Associated University Presses in Rutherford [N.J.], London, Cranbury, NJ .
Written in English


  • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.,
  • Poetry -- Authorship.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Earl G. Ingersoll, Judith Kitchen, Stan Sanvel Rubin.
ContributionsIngersoll, Earl G., 1938-, Kitchen, Judith., Rubin, Stan Sanvel.
LC ClassificationsPS325 .P6 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination281 p. :
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2408958M
ISBN 100838633307
LC Control Number87046424

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