Scottish poetry a critical survey by James Kinsley

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .

Written in English

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  • Scottish poetry -- History and criticism,
  • Scotland -- In literature

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Statementedited by James Kinsley.
LC ClassificationsPR8561 .K5 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 328 p. ;
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4887233M
ISBN 100848214048
LC Control Number76017903

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