English literature and ideas in the twentieth century
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English literature and ideas in the twentieth century an inquiry into present difficulties and future prospects by H. V. Routh

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Statementby H. V. Routh.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 204 p. ;
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23374042M

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