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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English

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  • France

Subjects:

  • English literature -- French influences,
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Literature and the revolution,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Foreign public opinion, British

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Statementby Edward Dowden ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR129.F8 D7
The Physical Object
Paginationvi p., 1 l., 285 p.
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6550374M
LC Control Number12031930
OCLC/WorldCa2891197

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