Modern English: A Glossary of Literature and Language
Grosset & Dunlap, 1971 - Anglais (Langue) - Glossaires, vocabulaires, etc - 462 pages
Defines, illustrates and discusses over one thousand terms integral to the study of literature, composition, grammar, linguistics and literary movements.
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