Caribbean poetry now



Publisher: Edward Arnold, Publisher: Distributed in the USA by Routledge, Chapman, and Hall in London, New York, New York, NY

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Stewart Brown ; foreword by Mervyn Morris.
ContributionsBrown, Stewart, 1951-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9205.6 .C37 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 212 p. ;
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1724532M
ISBN 100340573791
LC Control Number92028221

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