'Marvellous appearances' : Frank O'Hara and the monuments of Hollywood. / Hampson, Robert.

Monument et Modernite dans l'art et la litterature britanniques et americains. ed. / Marc Poree; Christine Savinel. Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2015. p. 147-65 IX.

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'Marvellous appearances' : Frank O'Hara and the monuments of Hollywood. / Hampson, Robert.

Monument et Modernite dans l'art et la litterature britanniques et americains. ed. / Marc Poree; Christine Savinel. Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2015. p. 147-65 IX.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

Harvard

Hampson, R 2015, 'Marvellous appearances': Frank O'Hara and the monuments of Hollywood. in M Poree & C Savinel (eds), Monument et Modernite dans l'art et la litterature britanniques et americains., IX, Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, pp. 147-65.

APA

Hampson, R. (2015). 'Marvellous appearances': Frank O'Hara and the monuments of Hollywood. In M. Poree, & C. Savinel (Eds.), Monument et Modernite dans l'art et la litterature britanniques et americains (pp. 147-65). [IX] Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle.

Vancouver

Hampson R. 'Marvellous appearances': Frank O'Hara and the monuments of Hollywood. In Poree M, Savinel C, editors, Monument et Modernite dans l'art et la litterature britanniques et americains. Paris: Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle. 2015. p. 147-65. IX

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Hampson, Robert. / 'Marvellous appearances' : Frank O'Hara and the monuments of Hollywood. Monument et Modernite dans l'art et la litterature britanniques et americains. editor / Marc Poree ; Christine Savinel. Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2015. pp. 147-65

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