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Currents of thought in French literature

Currents of thought in French literature

essays in memory of G. T. Clapton.

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French literature.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsClapton, George Thomas, 1898-1964.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ139 .C78 1966
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 370 p.
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6015049M
    LC Control Number66072144
    OCLC/WorldCa20275190

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