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A short history of English literature

Saintsbury, George

A short history of English literature

by Saintsbury, George

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Published in London, Macmillan, 1964 .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Series[Globe library]
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 818 p. ;
    Number of Pages818
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26551942M

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Includes bibliographical r eferences and index. English literature - History and criticism. Title. A Brief History of English Literature Book Summary: A Brief History of English Literature provides a lively introductory guide to English literature from Beowulf to the present day.

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