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rise of English literary history.

Renė Wellek

rise of English literary history.

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Published by McGraw-Hill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, North Carolina U.P., 1941.

The Physical Object
Pagination276p.,21cm
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19653633M


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