Sounds and silences poems for performing by Robert W. Boynton

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Published by Hayden Book Co. in Rochelle Park, N.J .

Written in English

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  • English poetry.,
  • American poetry.,
  • Oral interpretation of poetry -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Poetry -- Collections.,
  • Oral interpretation.

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Seventy-four poems selected for reading aloud with question-commentaries that suggest ways of performing each one.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementRobert W. Boynton, and Maynard Mack.
SeriesHayden series in literature
ContributionsMack, Maynard, 1909- joint comp.
LC ClassificationsPR1175 .B68
The Physical Object
Pagination114 p. ;
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5066718M
ISBN 100810455013
LC Control Number74034215

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