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Unoriginal genius

Marjorie Perloff

Unoriginal genius

poetry by other means in the new century

by Marjorie Perloff

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Poetry,
  • Multilingualism and literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-194) and index.

    StatementMarjorie Perloff
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1271 .P47 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 201 p. :
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25000944M
    ISBN 100226660613
    ISBN 109780226660615
    LC Control Number2010018363


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