The poet and the revolution Aleksandr Blok"s The twelve by Sergei Hackel

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford [Eng.] .

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  • Blok, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich, 1880-1921

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StatementSergei Hackel.
ContributionsBlok, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich, 1880-1921.
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LC ClassificationsPG3453.B6 D857
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 254 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages254
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Open LibraryOL4928386M
ISBN 100198156456
LC Control Number76354956

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