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The Literature of place

The Literature of place

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism.,
  • Place (Philosophy) in literature.,
  • Regionalism in literature.,
  • Nationalism in literature.,
  • Local color in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Norman Page and Peter Preston.
    ContributionsPage, Norman., Preston, Peter, 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR408.R43 L58 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 241 p. ;
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1513516M
    ISBN 100333523555
    LC Control Number93197311
    OCLC/WorldCa28509011

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