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The Penguin history of literature.

The Penguin history of literature.

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Martin Dodsworth.
ContributionsDodsworth, Martin.
The Physical Object
Paginationix,470p. ;
Number of Pages470
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22104809M
ISBN 100140177574

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