poet behind the poem: creation and genetic analysis of a book of poems. by Dick Bakken

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Published in 1966 .

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  • Bakken, Dick, -- 1941-,
  • Poetry.

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Thesis (M.A. in English) - Washington State University.

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Paginationv. 52 l.
Number of Pages52
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Open LibraryOL17779338M

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