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The Sweet Singer of Modernism & Other Art Writings 1985-2003 by Bill Berkson

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Published by Qua Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Modernism (Art),
  • General,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • United States,
  • Art, American,
  • Essays,
  • 20th century

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8562640M
ISBN 100970876343
ISBN 109780970876348

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