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assessment of twentieth-century literature

Jacob Isaacs

assessment of twentieth-century literature

six lectures delivered in the B.B.C. Third Programme

by Jacob Isaacs

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism

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    Statementby J. Isaacs.
    ContributionsBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Third Programme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN771 .I8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5617757M
    LC Control Number68026277

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