Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-118) and index.
|Statement||edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.|
|Series||Bloom"s major poets|
|LC Classifications||PS3503.R7244 Z66 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||124 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||124|
|LC Control Number||2002004480|
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