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British novelists and their styles

David Masson

British novelists and their styles

being a critical sketch of the history of British prose fiction

by David Masson

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Published by Macmillan in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Masson.
    SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 12822.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationix, 308 p.
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13562334M
    OCLC/WorldCa4896915


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