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World literature and its place in general culture

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard G. Moulton
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 502 p. ;
    Number of Pages502
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24180495M
    OCLC/WorldCa8986645


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