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English literature and ideas in the twentieth century

H. V. Routh

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

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

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


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