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The young British poets.

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- 20th century

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Edition Notes


LC ClassificationsPR1227 .R575 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p.
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5299013M
LC Control Number72079780

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