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short history of English literature in the nineteenth century.

William Henry Hudson

short history of English literature in the nineteenth century.

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR451 .H8 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 309 p.
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5333605M
    LC Control Number72186833


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