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Nineteenth-century writer and his audience

Nineteenth-century writer and his audience

selected problems in theory, form, and content

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Published by University of Kansas Publications in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUniversity of Kansas humanistic studies, 40, University of Kansas publications -- 40
    ContributionsAlbrecht, William Price, 1907-, Orel, Harold, 1926-, Worth, George J. 1929-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR453 N55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123p.
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19322635M


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