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Published by St. Augustine"s Press in South Bend, Ind .
Written in English


  • Poetry -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Aesthetics -- Early works to 1800.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Other titlesOn poetics
Statementtranslated by Seth Benardete and Michael Davis ; with an introduction by Michael Davis.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
ContributionsBenardete, Seth., David, Michael, 1947-
LC ClassificationsPN1040 .A513 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 105 p.
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22467899M
ISBN 101587310252, 1587310260

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