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The whole harmonium the life of Wallace Stevens by Paul L. Mariani

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography,
  • American Poets

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesLife of Wallace Stevens
StatementPaul Mariani
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3537.T4753 Z6783 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination481 pages
Number of Pages481
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27202445M
ISBN 101451624379
ISBN 109781451624373
LC Control Number2015020110
OCLC/WorldCa913572947

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