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The Irish short story

a critical history

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, English -- Irish authors -- History and criticism,
    • English fiction -- Irish authors -- History and criticism,
    • Ireland -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames F. Kilroy, editor.
      SeriesTwayne"s critical history of the short story
      ContributionsKilroy, James, Dr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8804 .I74 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 251 p. ;
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2838892M
      ISBN 100805793542
      LC Control Number84000670


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