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Published by Heinemann, Rowman and Littlefield in London, Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English literature -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementDenys Thompson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR85 .T45 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination154 p. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5189784M
ISBN 100874717140
LC Control Number75009873

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