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Irish literary tradition

J. E. Caerwyn Williams

Irish literary tradition

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Published by University of Wales Press, Ford & Bailie in Cardiff, Belmont, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Irish literature -- History and criticism,
    • Civilization, Celtic, in literature,
    • Language and culture -- Ireland

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ.E. Caerwyn Williams, Patrick K. Ford.
      ContributionsFord, Patrick K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPB1306 .T7313 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination355 p. :
      Number of Pages355
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1534429M
      ISBN 100926689037
      LC Control Number91012263


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