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Walt Whitman

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Criticism and interpretation.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
SeriesBloom"s biocritiques
ContributionsBloom, Harold.
LC ClassificationsPS3238 .W354 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 144 p. ;
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3555636M
ISBN 100791063771
LC Control Number2002011621

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