Baudelaire in Song 1880-1930

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Baudelaire in Song 1880-1930. / Abbott, Helen.

Oxford University Press, 2017.

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Harvard

Abbott, H 2017, Baudelaire in Song 1880-1930. Oxford University Press.

APA

Abbott, H. (2017). Baudelaire in Song 1880-1930. Oxford University Press.

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Abbott H. Baudelaire in Song 1880-1930. Oxford University Press, 2017.

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Abbott, Helen. / Baudelaire in Song 1880-1930. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Bibtex

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