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First Four Books of Poems

W. S. Merwin

First Four Books of Poems

A Mask for Janus, the Dancing Bears, Green With Beasts, the Drunk in the Furnace

by W. S. Merwin

  • 79 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American - General,
  • Merwin, William S. - Poems & Criticism,
  • Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9930772M
    ISBN 100025843818
    ISBN 109780025843813
    OCLC/WorldCa43009138

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