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literary critics

Watson, George

literary critics

a study of English descriptive criticism

by Watson, George

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published as a Pelican book, 1962.

Statementby George Watson.
The Physical Object
Pagination222p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16725459M

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