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New views of the English and American novel. by Robert G. Collins

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Published by University of Manitoba Press in Winnipeg .
Written in English


  • American fiction -- History and criticism.,
  • English fiction -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementEdited by R. G. Collins and Kenneth McRobbie.
SeriesNew views: a Mosaic series in Literature, no. 12
ContributionsMcRobbie, Kenneth, joint author.
LC ClassificationsPS371 .C69
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5107612M
LC Control Number74180001

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