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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English


  • English literature -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography,
  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism,
  • Commonwealth literature (English) -- Bio-bibliography,
  • Authors, Commonwealth -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJay Parini, editor.
GenreBio-bibliography., Biography.
ContributionsParini, Jay.
LC ClassificationsPR85 .B688 Suppl. 10
The Physical Object
Paginationlvi, 455 p. ;
Number of Pages455
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3294177M
ISBN 10068431312X
LC Control Number2004014730

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