Poetry and the Idea of Progress, 1760–1790. / Regan, John.

London : Anthem Press, 2018. 222 p.

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London : Anthem Press, 2018. 222 p.

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Regan, John. / Poetry and the Idea of Progress, 1760–1790. London : Anthem Press, 2018. 222 p.

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