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egotistical sublime a history of Wordsworth"s imagination by Jones, John

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


  • Wordsworth, William, -- 1770-1850.

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Edition Notes

First published 1954.

Statementby John Jones.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 212 p.
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17777320M

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