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history of eighteenth century literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse

history of eighteenth century literature (1660-1780)

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism

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    LC ClassificationsPR441 .G7 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 415 p.
    Number of Pages415
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5067219M
    ISBN 100836999096
    LC Control Number74039396


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