The invention of poetry selected poems by Adam Czerniawski

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StatementAdam Czerniawski ; translated from the Polish by Iain Higgins
SeriesSalt modern poets in translation
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 147 p. ;
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17217851M
ISBN 101844710912
ISBN 109781844710911
OCLC/WorldCa62673753

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