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Jonathan Swift a critical essay by W. D. Taylor

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Published by P. Davies in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Criticism and interpretation

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Edition Notes

Statementby W. D. Taylor.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3726 .T3
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 312 p.
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6302801M
LC Control Number34006858
OCLC/WorldCa4384292

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