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Poems of today from twenty-five modern Icelandic poets.

Alan Boucher

Poems of today from twenty-five modern Icelandic poets.

by Alan Boucher

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Published by Iceland Review Library in [Reykjavik] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Icelandic poetry -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSelected and translated by Alan Boucher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT7467.E5 B68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p.
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5453797M
    LC Control Number73155943

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Poems of today from twenty-five modern Icelandic poets by Alan Boucher Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Boucher, Alan, Poems of today from twenty-five modern Icelandic poets.

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