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short history of French literature

Leon Emile Kastner

short history of French literature

by Leon Emile Kastner

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Published by Blackie & Son in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementL.E. Kastner and H.G. Atkins.
    ContributionsAtkins, Henry Gibson, 1871-1942.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ118 .K3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 312 p. ;
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6915121M
    LC Control Number02009225
    OCLC/WorldCa18791889


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