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The theory of literary criticism

a logical analysis

by John Martin Ellis

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism.

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    StatementJohn M. Ellis.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 274 p. ;
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14417070M
    ISBN 100520034139


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