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A history of French literature

from chanson de geste to cinema

by David Coward

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Published by Blackwell Pub. in Oxford, Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [560]-565) and index.

    StatementDavid Coward.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ103 .C67 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 606 p. ;
    Number of Pages606
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3938716M
    ISBN 100631167587
    LC Control Number2001004353


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