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Yeats by Harold Bloom

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Yeats, W. B. -- 1865-1939 -- Criticism and interpretation

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Includes bibliographical references

SeriesA Galaxy book 378
LC ClassificationsPR5907 .B55 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 500 p.
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16690355M
ISBN 100195016033
LC Control Number73-331117

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