Authors and their centuries.

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  • English
University of South Carolina, Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures , [Columbia
French literature -- History and criticism -- Congre
StatementPhillip Crant, editor.
SeriesFrench literature series,, v. 1
ContributionsCrant, Phillip, ed.
LC ClassificationsPQ31 .F7 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 203 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5476977M
LC Control Number73180373

Authors and their centuries. [Columbia, University of South Carolina, Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures, ] (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

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