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Passionately Cool: Concrete Poetry in Denmark

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Passionately Cool : Concrete Poetry in Denmark. / Ørum, Tania.

Exploring Nordic Cool in Literary History. red. / Gunilla Hermansson; Jens Lohfert Jørgensen. Bind FILLM 15 Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2020. s. 303-318 19 (F I L L M Studies in Languages and Literatures).

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Ørum, T 2020, Passionately Cool: Concrete Poetry in Denmark. i G Hermansson & J Lohfert Jørgensen (red), Exploring Nordic Cool in Literary History. bind FILLM 15, 19, John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsterdam, F I L L M Studies in Languages and Literatures, s. 303-318. https://doi.org/10.1075/fillm.15.190ru

APA

Ørum, T. (2020). Passionately Cool: Concrete Poetry in Denmark. I G. Hermansson, & J. Lohfert Jørgensen (red.), Exploring Nordic Cool in Literary History (Bind FILLM 15, s. 303-318). [19] Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company. F I L L M Studies in Languages and Literatures https://doi.org/10.1075/fillm.15.190ru

Vancouver

Ørum T. Passionately Cool: Concrete Poetry in Denmark. I Hermansson G, Lohfert Jørgensen J, red., Exploring Nordic Cool in Literary History. Bind FILLM 15. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company. 2020. s. 303-318. 19. (F I L L M Studies in Languages and Literatures). https://doi.org/10.1075/fillm.15.190ru

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Ørum, Tania. / Passionately Cool : Concrete Poetry in Denmark. Exploring Nordic Cool in Literary History. red. / Gunilla Hermansson ; Jens Lohfert Jørgensen. Bind FILLM 15 Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2020. s. 303-318 (F I L L M Studies in Languages and Literatures).

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