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Published by Cork University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Modern fiction,
  • Poetry texts & anthologies,
  • Ireland,
  • English Contemporary Poetry,
  • Poetry,
  • English,
  • Irish Poetry,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • 20th century,
  • English poetry,
  • Irish authors

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsGreg Delanty (Editor), Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8288697M
ISBN 10090256191X
ISBN 109780902561915

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