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6 edition of British writers . found in the catalog.

British writers .

by Jay Parini

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Charles Scribners Sons in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- Bio-bibliography,
  • Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism,
  • Commonwealth literature (English) -- Bio-bibliography,
  • Authors, English -- Biography,
  • Authors, Commonwealth -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJay Parini.
    GenreBio-bibliography, Biography
    ContributionsParini, Jay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR85 .B688 Suppl. 16
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24068897M
    ISBN 101414439032
    ISBN 109781414439037
    LC Control Number2010004484
    OCLC/WorldCa521744872

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