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American wits

an anthology of light verse

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Published by The Library of America in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorous poetry, American,
  • American poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-185) and index.

    StatementJohn Hollander, editor.
    SeriesAmerican poets project
    ContributionsHollander, John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS595.H8 A44 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 194 p. ;
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3684842M
    ISBN 101931082499
    LC Control Number2003046636


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