Yeats"s poetry and poetics
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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Yeats, W. B. 1865-1939 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Poetics -- History -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 176-186) and index.

StatementMichael J. Sidnell.
LC ClassificationsPR5907 .S39 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 192 p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL815769M
ISBN 100312159692
LC Control Number95053365

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