The limits of art
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The limits of art poetry and prose chosen by ancient and modern critics. by Cairns, Huntington

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Published by Pantheon Books in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Literature -- Collections,
  • Criticism

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Edition Notes

SeriesBollingen series,, 12
LC ClassificationsPN6010 .C3 1948, Microfilm 51223 PN
The Physical Object
Paginationxliv, 1473 p.
Number of Pages1473
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6032531M
LC Control Number48009654

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