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Published by Four Courts Press in Dublin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion and literature,
  • Literature -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by J.C. Whitehouse.
ContributionsWhitehouse, J. C.
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19013129M
ISBN 101851822763
OCLC/WorldCa37662452

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