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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- 19th centry -- History and criticism,
  • Poets, English -- 19th century

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Edmund Clarence Stedman.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 441 p. ;
Number of Pages441
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23318677M

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