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At the turn of a civilization

David Jones and modern poetics

by Kathleen Henderson Staudt

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Jones, David Michael, 1895-1974 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain.,
    • Poetics -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-211) and index.

      StatementKathleen Henderson Staudt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6019.O53 Z89 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 216 p. ;
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1423412M
      ISBN 100472104683
      LC Control Number93033881

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