Origins of Poe"s critical theory.
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Origins of Poe"s critical theory. by Margaret Alterton

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English


  • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Aesthetics,
  • Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPS2638 .A5 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5943041M
LC Control Number65013946

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