The common asphodel
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The common asphodel collected essays on poetry, 1922-1949. by Robert Graves

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Published by H. Hamilton in London .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- History and criticism,
  • Poetry -- History and criticism

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPR503 .G65
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 335 p.
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6065182M
LC Control Number50001363

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