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The Hand of the poet poems and papers in manuscript : the New York Public Library Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature by Berg Collection.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-331) and index.

Statementby Rodney Phillips ... [et al.] ; with essays by Dana Gioia.
ContributionsPhillips, Rodney, 1946-, New York Public Library.
LC ClassificationsZ2014.P7 B39 1997, PR502 B39 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 358 p. :
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL813209M
ISBN 100847819582
LC Control Number95050472

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