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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European literature -- History and criticism,
  • Literature, Comparative

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsBoas, Frederick S. 1862-1957, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN523 .M33 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 317 p.
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5217846M
ISBN 100804608709
LC Control Number75103233

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