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revival of metaphysical poetry the history of a style, 1800 to the present by Joseph Ellis Duncan

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Published by Minnesota University Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- History and criticism.,
  • American poetry -- History and criticism.,
  • Metaphysics in literature.

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Edition Notes

StatementJoseph E. Duncaacn.
The Physical Object
Pagination227 p. ;
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21235190M

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