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Published by Twayne in Boston .
Written in English


  • Muir, Edwin, 1887-1959 -- Criticism and interpretation.

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Statementby Elgin W. Mellown.
SeriesTwayne"s English authors series ; TEAS 248
LC ClassificationsPR6025.U6 Z77
The Physical Object
Pagination181 p. :
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4727691M
ISBN 100805766871
LC Control Number78015585

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