3 edition of Literature and gentility in Scotland found in the catalog.
Literature and gentility in Scotland
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||Alexander lectures at the University of Toronto -- 1980, Alexander lectures -- 1980.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||114 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||114|
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