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Collected essays in literary criticism

Herbert Edward Read

Collected essays in literary criticism

by Herbert Edward Read

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Published by Hyperion Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Herbert Read.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN37 .R4 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination381 p. ;
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4726366M
    LC Control Number78014137

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