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The geography of the imagination

by Guy Davenport

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Published by David R. Godine Publisher in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGuy Davenport.
SeriesNonpareil books -- 78, Nonpareil book -- 78.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3554.A86
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 384p. ;
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22604004M
ISBN 101567920802

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