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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .
Written in English


  • Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 -- Criticism and interpretation

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Statementby James W. Tuttleton.
SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ; 313
LC ClassificationsPS1928 .T88
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4716888M
ISBN 100805772367
LC Control Number78003472

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