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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Realism in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 179-181.

StatementA. Savkar Altinel.
SeriesEuropean university studies. Series XIV, Anglo-Saxon language and literature,, v. 144 =, Europäische Hochschulschriften. Reihe XIV, Angelsächsische Srpache und Literatur ;, Bd. 144, Europäische Hochschulschriften., Bd. 144.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5642.R37 A79 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination181 ;
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2309888M
ISBN 103820483322
LC Control Number86187580

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