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Marxism and poetry. by George Thomson

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Published by People"s Publishing House in New Delhi .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Original ed: London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1946; first Indian ed: 1953.

The Physical Object
Pagination[7], 88p. ;
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13713751M

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