Whaur extremes meet the poetry of Hugh MacDiarmid, 1920-1934 by Catherine Kerrigan

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Published by Mercat Press in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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  • MacDiarmid, Hugh, -- 1892- -- Criticism and interpretation.

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StatementCatherine Kerrigan.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 245 p., [2] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21495278M
ISBN 100901824690

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