THE CHARLES ELIOT NORTON LECTURES
Cover: In Defence of the Imagination, from Harvard University PressCover: In Defence of the Imagination in PAPERBACK

In Defence of the Imagination

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PAPERBACK

$32.00 • £27.95 • €29.95

ISBN 9780674445406

Publication Date: 01/01/1984

Short

224 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures

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