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Modernism and Nationalism Literature and Society in Scotland 1918-1939 (ASLS Annual Volume series) by Margery Palmer McCulloch

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Published by Assoc Scottish Literary Studies .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Scotland,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8474962M
ISBN 100948877596
ISBN 109780948877599

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