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Saint-John Perse a study of his poetry by Arthur Knodel

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Saint-John Perse, -- 1887-1975.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p.195-204.

StatementArthur Knodel.
SeriesEdinburgh University publications -- 14
The Physical Object
Pagination214p.,1p. of plates(p.ort) :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19654660M

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