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Contemporary British literature

Fred Benjamin Millett

Contemporary British literature

a critical survey and 232 author-bibliographies.

by Fred Benjamin Millett

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Published by Johnson Reprint Corp. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBio-bibliography.
    SeriesBelles lettres in English
    ContributionsManly, John Matthews, 1865-1940., Rickert, Edith, 1871-1938.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 556 p.
    Number of Pages556
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16616051M

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