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Twentieth-century literature in retrospect

Twentieth-century literature in retrospect

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Reuben A. Brower.
    SeriesHarvard English studies -- 2
    ContributionsBrower, Reuben Arthur, 1908-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR473 T85
    The Physical Object
    Pagination363 p.
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14344470M


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