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Biographical Dictionary of Literary Influences

The Nineteenth Century, 1800-1914

by John Powell

  • 186 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Dictionaries of biography (Who"s Who),
  • Literary reference works,
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Books & Reading,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • World - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Theory,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • America,
  • Books and reading,
  • Celebrities,
  • Europe,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages536
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10419813M
    ISBN 10031330422X
    ISBN 109780313304224

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