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Recognitions A Study in Poetics (Clarendon Paperbacks) by Terence Cave

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages544
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Open LibraryOL7396919M
ISBN 100198151632
ISBN 109780198151630

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