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History of Scottish Literature

Douglas Gifford

History of Scottish Literature

The Nineteenth Century (The History of Scottish Literature)

by Douglas Gifford

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Published by Aberdeen Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • English,
  • History: World,
  • Scotland

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9266726M
    ISBN 100080377270
    ISBN 109780080377278


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