history of English romanticism in the nineteenth century by Henry A. Beers

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  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Romanticism -- Great Britain,
  • Pre-Raphaelitism -- Great Britain,
  • Pre-Raphaelitism in literature

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Statementby Henry A. Beers.
LC ClassificationsPR447 .B5 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 424 p.
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5997011M
LC Control Number66029461

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