Literature as a heritage, or, Reading other ways
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Literature as a heritage, or, Reading other ways inaugural lecture, delivered 10 November 1987 by Marilyn Butler

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

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Other titlesReading other ways.
StatementMarilyn Butler.
LC ClassificationsMLCS 89/19352 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination22 cm. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1803601M
ISBN 100521369754
LC Control Number89209053

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