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The tragic comedians: seven modern British novelists.

Hall, James

The tragic comedians: seven modern British novelists.

by Hall, James

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR881 .H3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination174 p.
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5879161M
    LC Control Number63009715

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