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Critics on Dryden, readings in literary criticism

Robert W. McHenry

Critics on Dryden, readings in literary criticism

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Published by Allen and Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dryden, John, 1631-1700 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [111]-114.

    Statementedited by Robert McHenry and David G. Lougee.
    SeriesReadings in literary criticism, 15
    ContributionsLougee, David G., joint comp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3423 .M3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 114 p.
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5097041M
    ISBN 100048210315
    LC Control Number74168857


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