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The revolutionary poet in the United States

the poetry of Thomas McGrath

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McGrath, Thomas, 1916- -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Frederick C. Stern.
    ContributionsStern, Frederick C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3525.A24234 Z87 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 199 p. ;
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2529437M
    ISBN 100826206824
    LC Control Number88004846

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