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The poetry of history

the contribution of literature and literary scholarship to the writing of history since Voltaire

by Emery Edward Neff

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Published by Octagon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography,
  • Literature and history

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEmery Neff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD13 .N35 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 258 p. ;
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4736575M
    ISBN 100374960399
    LC Control Number78026690


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