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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- History and criticism.,
  • English language -- Spoken English.

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1947 ed. published by the Literary and Philosophical Society of Newcastle upon Tyne, which was issued as the Robert Spence Watson memorial lecture, 1947.

Statementby C. Day Lewis.
SeriesThe Robert Spence Watson memorial lecture ;, 1947.
LC ClassificationsPR504 .D3 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4555399M
ISBN 100849205522
LC Control Number77025226

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