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Literatures of the World in English

Bruce King

Literatures of the World in English

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • English Literature (General),
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Commonwealth literature (Engli,
  • Commonwealth literature (English),
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9548005M
    ISBN 100710079036
    ISBN 109780710079039
    OCLC/WorldCa51351581


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