The poetry of nature
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The poetry of nature rural perspectives in poetry from Wordsworth to the present by W. J. Keith

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Nature in literature,
  • English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Pastoral poetry, English -- History and criticism,
  • Rural conditions in literature

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementW. J. Keith.
LC ClassificationsPR585.N3 K44
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 219 p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4212361M
ISBN 100802054943
LC Control Number80491830

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