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


  • Russian poetry -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 316-343) and index.

StatementEvelyn Bristol.
LC ClassificationsPG3041 .B67 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 354 p. ;
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2204666M
ISBN 100195046595, 0195044711
LC Control Number89026602

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