3 edition of Some mythical elements in English literature found in the catalog.
Some mythical elements in English literature
E. M. W. Tillyard
Reprint of the 1961 ed. published by Chatto & Windus, London.
|Statement||E. M. W. Tillyard.|
|Series||The Clark lectures ; 1959-60, Clark lectures -- 1959-60.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||142 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||142|
|LC Control Number||78158510|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tillyard, E.M.W. (Eustace Mandeville Wetenhall), Some mythical elements in English literature.
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