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Social Poetry of the 1930s A Selection (Social Writings of the 1930s, V. 1) by

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Published by Lenox Hill Pub .
Written in English


  • 20th century,
  • American poetry,
  • Poetry,
  • Social problems,
  • Working class

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJack Salzman (Editor), Leo Zanderer (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8218396M
ISBN 100891020462
ISBN 109780891020462

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