Aging and the uses of literature
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Aging and the uses of literature by Germaine BreМЃe

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Published by Reynolda House in Winston-Salem, N.C .
Written in English


  • Old age in literature,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Themes, motives

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Germaine Brée.
LC ClassificationsPN56.O4 B7
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4765418M
LC Control Number78112756

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