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Published by Lilliput in Dublin .
Written in English


  • Montague, John -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • English poetry -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJohn Montague ; edited by Antoinette Quinn.
ContributionsQuinn, Antoinette.
LC ClassificationsPR6063.O5, PR502
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 228 p.
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15126319M
ISBN 100946640262, 0946640270

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