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Aspects of seventeenth-century French drama and thought

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism,
  • French drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism,
  • Philosophy, French -- 17th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert McBride.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ245 .M3 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19969297M
    ISBN 100333233077

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