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Profile of Vachel Lindsay. by John Theodore Flanagan

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Published by Merrill in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English


  • Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931

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Edition Notes

StatementCompiled by John T. Flanagan.
SeriesCharles E. Merrill profiles, Charles E. Merrill program in American literature.
LC ClassificationsPS3523.I58 Z58
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 122 p.
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4465968M
ISBN 100675092876
LC Control Number79130279

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