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Historical fictions

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by Hugh Kenner

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Published by North Point Press in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Hugh Kenner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN510 .K4 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination338 p. ;
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2226009M
    ISBN 100865474249
    LC Control Number89070919

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