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Poe as a literary critic by Cooke, John Esten

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Published by The Johns Hopkins press in Baltimore .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Knowledge -- Literature.,
  • Criticism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

Statementby John Esten Cooke, edited with an introduction and notes by N. Bryllion Fagin...
ContributionsFagin, Nathan Bryllion, 1892- , ed., Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore (Md.)
LC ClassificationsPS2638 .C6
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 15 p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL190865M
LC Control Numbera 46006081

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