great critics

an anthology of literary criticism by James Harry Smith

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, inc. in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 766 Downloads: 852
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  • Criticism,
  • Literature -- History and criticism

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 743-752.

Statementcompiled and edited by James Harry Smith and Edd Winfield Parks.
ContributionsParks, Edd Winfield, 1906-1968, joint ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN86 .S6 1939
The Physical Object
Paginationxx p., 1 l., 766 p.
Number of Pages766
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6390726M
LC Control Number39021251
OCLC/WorldCa1075424

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