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The Postwar poetry of Iceland

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Published by University of Iowa Press in Iowa City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Icelandic poetry -- 20th century -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementtranslated with introduction by Sigurdur A. Magnússon.
    SeriesIowa translations
    ContributionsSigurđur A. Magnússon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT7467 .E5 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlv, 242 p. ;
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3488916M
    ISBN 10087745115X
    LC Control Number82008606

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