Ireland"s literature

essays in historical criticism by Terence Brown

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books in Totowa, N.J

Written in English
Published: Pages: 262 Downloads: 679
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Subjects:

  • English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Ireland in literature.,
  • Literature and history.,
  • Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
  • Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Terence Brown.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR8718
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 262p. ;
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21349331M
ISBN 100389208027

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