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On modern British fiction

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Zachary Leader.
    ContributionsLeader, Zachary.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR883 .O5 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 319 p. ;
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3569938M
    ISBN 100199249326
    LC Control Number2002072743

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