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The death of metaphor

by Desmond Egan

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Published by Colin Smythe in Gerrards Cross .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDesmond Egan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6055.G3 D4 1990b
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Pagination174 p. ;
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16589331M
    ISBN 100861403185, 0861403347, 1870491351, 1870491300
    LC Control Number89040904

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