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Telling the barn swallow

Telling the barn swallow

poets on the poetry of Maxine Kumin

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Published by University Press of New England in Hanover, N.H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kumin, Maxine, 1925- -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-195).

    StatementEmily Grosholz, editor.
    ContributionsGrosholz, Emily, 1950-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3521.U638 Z89 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 198 p. ;
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL986178M
    ISBN 100874517842
    LC Control Number96024250

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