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Break, blow, burn

Camille Paglia

Break, blow, burn

by Camille Paglia

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- History and criticism,
  • American poetry -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-242).

    StatementCamille Paglia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR502 .P25 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 247 p. ;
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23273703M
    ISBN 100375420843
    LC Control Number2004056573

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