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Illusion is more precise than precision the poetry of Marianne Moore by Darlene E Erickson

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Moore, Marianne, -- 1887-1972 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

Statementby Darlene E. Erickson
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 359 leaves ;
Number of Pages359
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14642279M

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