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Literature and a changing civilisation.

Philip Henderson

Literature and a changing civilisation.

by Philip Henderson

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics in literature.,
  • English literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Sociology -- History.,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe twentieth century library, Twentieth century library
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 180 p.
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14114363M

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