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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


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

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Edition Notes

Bibliography, p. 241-243.

Statementedited by Robert O. Preyer.
SeriesThe Contemporary essays series, Harper torchbooks. The Academy library -- TB1302
ContributionsPreyer, Robert O.
LC ClassificationsPR461
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22832977M

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