Theodore Roethke
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Published by Univ of Washington Pr .
Written in English


  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Philosophy,
  • 1908-1963,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Roethke, Theodore,
  • Roethke, Theodore,,
  • Poetry

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10314227M
ISBN 100295954299
ISBN 109780295954295

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