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literature of England

William J. Entwistle

literature of England

A.D. 500-1946

by William J. Entwistle

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Published by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGillett, Eric Walkey, 1893-,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR85 E68 1948
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310p.
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16229997M

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