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6 edition of occasions of poetry found in the catalog.

occasions of poetry

essays in criticism and autobiography

by Thom Gunn

  • 180 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gunn, Thom,
  • Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThom Gunn ; edited and with an introduction by Clive Wilmer.
    SeriesPoets on poetry
    ContributionsWilmer, Clive, 1945-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6013.U65 O27 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination188 p. ;
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL389407M
    ISBN 100472085832
    LC Control Number98053787

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