Tragedy, vision and form by Robert Willoughby Corrigan

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Bibliography: p. 367-370.

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Statement[edited with an introd. by] Robert W. Corrigan.
LC ClassificationsPN1892 .C58 1981
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Paginationxii, 370 p. ;
Number of Pages370
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Open LibraryOL4105630M
ISBN 100060413719
LC Control Number80020313

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