Poetry handbook for readers and writers by Dinah Livingstone

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .

Written in English

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Includes index.

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StatementDinah Livingstone.
The Physical Object
Pagination166p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21294837M
ISBN 10033354207X

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