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A critical survey of South African poetry in English

G. M. Miller

A critical survey of South African poetry in English

by G. M. Miller

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South African poetry (English) -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G. M. Miller & Howard Sergeant.
    ContributionsSergeant, Howard, 1914- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9360.25 .M5 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. ;
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4718100M
    ISBN 100849218586
    LC Control Number78004855
    OCLC/WorldCa3770919

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