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8 edition of The World below the Window: Poems 1937-1997 found in the catalog.

The World below the Window: Poems 1937-1997

by William Jay Smith

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Works by individual poets: from c 1900 -,
  • American - General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9831333M
    ISBN 100801867835
    ISBN 109780801867835
    OCLC/WorldCa49297220

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Smith's career has been devoted to the poetry of ordinary events, deep feelings, and clarity. THE WORLD BELOW THE WINDOW: Poems WILLIAM Jay Smith published his first book of poems ininaugurating a long and distinguished career in which he has produced more than fifty. The World Below the Window: Poems, – Johns Hopkins University Press.

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