W. M. Thackeray as a critic of literature.
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Published by Universita J. E. Purkyně in Brno .
Written in English



  • England


  • Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 -- Knowledge -- Literature.,
  • Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • Criticism -- England -- History -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesBrno studies in English,, v. 10-11, Spisy University J. E. Purkyně v Brně Filosofická fakulta, no. 177
LC ClassificationsAS142 .B85 no. 177, PR5638 .B85 no. 177
The Physical Object
Pagination447 p.
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5475357M
LC Control Number73178690

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