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Irony in the mind"s life

Coles, Robert.

Irony in the mind"s life

by Coles, Robert.

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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agee, James, 1909-1955,
  • Bowen, Elizabeth, 1899-1973,
  • Eliot, George, 1819-1880,
  • English fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Irony in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPage-Barbour lectures.
    Statementessays on novels by James Agee, Elizabeth Bowen, and George Eliot.
    SeriesPage-Barbour lectures,, 1973.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR823 .C58
    The Physical Object
    Pagination210 p.
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5045180M
    ISBN 100813905508
    LC Control Number74005260

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