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Christopher Caudwell towards a dialectical theory of literature by Christopher Pawling

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Caudwell, Christopher, -- 1907-1937.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

StatementChristopher Pawling.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB1618.C364
The Physical Object
Pagination(208)p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14998201M
ISBN 100333409531

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