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The modern writer and his world. --

Fraser, G. S.

The modern writer and his world. --

by Fraser, G. S.

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Published by A. Deutsch in London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 409-414.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR471 .F7 1964
    The Physical Object
    Pagination426 p.
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26563911M

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