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reader"s guide to literary terms

Karl E. Beckson

reader"s guide to literary terms

a dictionary

by Karl E. Beckson

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Terminology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesLiterary terms : a dictionary
    StatementKarl Beckson and Arthur Ganz.
    ContributionsGanz, Arthur F., 1928-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN44.5 .B334 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination244 p.
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20653548M
    ISBN 100500140057, 0500150095

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