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comic spirit in George Meredith An interpretation. by Joseph Warren Beach

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English

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  • Meredith, George, -- 1828-1909.

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Edition Notes

Originally published 1911 by Longmans, Green & Co.

The Physical Object
Pagination230 p.
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20073473M

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