Twentieth-century literature the age of interrogation, 1901-1925 by A. C. Ward

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Published by Methuen in London .

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  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

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Statementby A. C. Ward.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR471 .W26 1929
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 231 p.
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6727868M
LC Control Number29010400
OCLC/WorldCa1883190

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