Cross-currents in European literature

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Published by UCD Dept. of Italian in Dublin .

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  • European literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses.

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StatementStephen F. Boyd ... [et al.].
SeriesPublications of the Department of Italian, University College, Dublin
ContributionsBoyd, Stephen F., University College, Cork. School of Language and Literature.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN710 .C76 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p. ;
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL451901M
ISBN 101898473528
LC Control Number98166605
OCLC/WorldCa36339413

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