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Canadian literature in English

  • 287 Pages
  • 4.97 MB
  • English
Longman , London, New York
Canadian literature -- History and crit
StatementW.J. Keith.
SeriesLongman literature in English series
LC ClassificationsPR9184.3 .K4 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 287 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2857518M
ISBN 100582493080, 0582493072
LC Control Number84020130

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