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Romanticism and Culture A Tribute to Morse Peckham and a Bibliography of His Work (Studies in English & American Literature & Culture) by H. W. Metalene

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Published by Camden House .
Written in English


  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Literature (General),
  • Peckham, Morse,
  • Literature

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Number of Pages200
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Open LibraryOL8416279M
ISBN 100938100270
ISBN 109780938100270

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