Celebrating T.S. Eliot
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Published by Wyndham Hall Press in [Bristol, IN] .
Written in English


  • Eliot, T. S. 1888-1965 -- Appreciation.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ix-xi).

Statementintroduction by Madeleine Kisner ; edited by John H. Morgan.
ContributionsKisner, Madeleine., Morgan, John H. 1945-
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/02362 (P)
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 273 p. ;
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2060852M
ISBN 101556050518
LC Control Number88040317

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