Poetry & commitment
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Poetry & commitment an essay by Adrienne Rich

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Poetics,
  • Poetry -- Authorship

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-49)

Other titlesPoetry and commitment
StatementAdrienne Rich ; with an afterword by Mark Doty
LC ClassificationsPS3535.I233 P64 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p. ;
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17235002M
ISBN 100393331032
ISBN 109780393331035
LC Control Number2007002387

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