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Literature and gentility in Scotland

David Daiches

Literature and gentility in Scotland

by David Daiches

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Scottish authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Scotland -- Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Daiches.
    SeriesAlexander lectures at the University of Toronto -- 1980, Alexander lectures -- 1980.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination114 p. ;
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22258628M
    ISBN 10085224438

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