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Published by Pig in Durham .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Chinese poetry -- 20th century -- Translations into English.,
  • English poetry -- Translations from Chinese.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement(compiled by) Koef Nielsen.
ContributionsNielsen, Koef.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL2658.E3
The Physical Object
Pagination(22)p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21724630M
ISBN 100903997509
OCLC/WorldCa7256556

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