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Renaissance in context

Leslie Monkman

Renaissance in context

English-Canadian literature in the 1960s

by Leslie Monkman

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Published by (Canadian High Commission in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Lecture delivered at Canada House on 28 January 1982.

Statementby Leslie G. Monkman.
SeriesCanada House lecture series -- no. 14
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p.
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21443747M


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