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James Merrill

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Published by Chelsea House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merrill, James Ingram -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
    SeriesModern critical views
    ContributionsBloom, Harold.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3525.E6645 Z7 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination214 p. ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3026207M
    ISBN 100877546185
    LC Control Number85006606

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