On Swift"s poetry by John Irwin Fischer

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Published by University Presses of Florida in Gainesville .

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  • Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Poetic works,
  • Verse satire, English -- History and criticism

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StatementJohn Irwin Fischer.
LC ClassificationsPR3728.P58 F5
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
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Open LibraryOL4544987M
ISBN 100813005833
LC Control Number77012705

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