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Two centuries of French literature

Raymond Picard

Two centuries of French literature

by Raymond Picard

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism.,
  • French literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated [from the French MS] by John Cairncross.
    SeriesWorld university library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ241 .P4613 1970b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination254 p.
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5002823M
    ISBN 100303746297
    LC Control Number76511869
    OCLC/WorldCa101973

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