Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by James A. Levernier and Douglas R. Wilmes.|
|Contributions||Levernier, James., Wilmes, Douglas R.|
|LC Classifications||PS185 .A4 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 v. ;|
|LC Control Number||82000933|
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