Reference guide to Russian literature

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Published by Fitzroy Dearborn in London, Chicago .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Other titlesRussian literature
Statementeditor, Neil Cornwell ; associate editor, Nicole Christian.
ContributionsCornwell, Neil., Christian, Nicole.
LC ClassificationsPG2940 .R44 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxl, 972 p. ;
Number of Pages972
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL770633M
ISBN 101884964109
LC Control Number97169924

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