literary universe of Jack B. Yeats by Nora A. McGuinness

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Published by Catholic University of America Press in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957 -- Criticism and interpretation

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-280) and index.

Book details

StatementNora A. McGuinness.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6047.E3 Z74 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1851005M
ISBN 100813207371
LC Control Number90002536

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