Literature of the Spanish people
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Literature of the Spanish people from Roman times to the present day by Gerald Brenan

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth [England] .
Written in English


  • Spanish literature,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGerald Brenan. --
LC ClassificationsPQ6033 .B7 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination447 p. ;
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26571209M

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