Some contemporary American poets by John Gould Fletcher

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in Folcroft, Pa .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1920 ed. published by Poetry Bookshop, London, which was issued as no. 11 (v. 2) of the Chapbook.

Book details

Statementby John Gould Fletcher.
SeriesChapbook (London, England) ;, no. 11.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS324 .F5 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5183310M
ISBN 100841442231
LC Control Number75001170

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