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Kenneth Rexroth by Lee Bartlett

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Published by Boise State University in Boise, Idaho .
Written in English


  • Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905- -- Criticism and interpretation.

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Bibliography: p. 47-50.

Statementby Lee Bartlett.
SeriesBoise State University western writers series ;, no. 84
LC ClassificationsPS3535.E923 Z53 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. ;
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2414737M
ISBN 100884300838
LC Control Number87073497

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