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A companion to twentieth century French literature

A companion to twentieth century French literature

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Published by Croom Helm in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jess Banks, Anthony O. Jones and Alisdair Duncan.
ContributionsBanks, Gerald Vincent., Jones, Anthony O., Duncan, Alisdair.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15150105M
ISBN 100709932103
OCLC/WorldCa220877051

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