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The sense of life in the modern novel.

Arthur Mizener

The sense of life in the modern novel.

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes chapters on the English novel. Originally published, Houghton, Mifflin, 1964.

The Physical Object
Pagination291p.,23cm
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19773907M


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