William Makepeace Thackeray

by Ina Ferris

Publisher: Twayne Publishers in Boston

Written in English
Cover of: William Makepeace Thackeray | Ina Ferris
Published: Pages: 148 Downloads: 935
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  • Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 -- Criticism and interpretation

Edition Notes

Statementby Ina Ferris.
SeriesTwayne"s English authors series ;, TEAS 365
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5638 .F47 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3158558M
ISBN 100805768513
LC Control Number83000184

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