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Irony in the mind"s life essays on novels by James Agee, Elizabeth Bowen, and George Eliot by Coles, Robert.

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Published by New Direction in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Agee, James, -- 1909-1955.,
  • Bowen, Elizabeth, -- 1899-1973.,
  • Eliot, George, -- 1819-1880.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobert Coles.
SeriesPage-Barbour lectures for 1973, A New Directions book, Page-Barbour lectures -- 1973.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR823 .C58
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 180 p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19969285M
ISBN 100813905508

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