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pursuit of the kingfisher

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by Middleton, Christopher

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Published by Carcanet Press in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher Middleton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6025.I25 P8 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p. ;
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2784469M
    ISBN 100856354732
    LC Control Number83209917

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Introductory afterthoughts on translating poems by Goethe () --For Marton, Erwin, and Miklos () --Pai Ch'iu's arm chair () --The pursuit of the Kingfisher: writing as expression () --Ideas about voice in poetry () --Reflections on a Viking prow () --Syntax and.

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RRP: GBP Discount: 10% You Save: GBP Price: GBP Out of Print. Hardback ISBN: 0 73 1 Imprint: Carcanet Poetry Published: January.

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