An anthology of Irish literature. by David H. Greene

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Published by Modern Library in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Irish literature -- Translations into English,
  • English literature,
  • English literature -- Irish authors

Edition Notes

Book details

GenreTranslations into English
SeriesThe Modern library of the world"s best books [288]
The Physical Object
Pagination602 p.
Number of Pages602
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23248581M

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