Romanticism and the social order 1780-1830
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Romanticism and the social order 1780-1830 by R. W. Harris

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Published by Blandford in London .
Written in English


  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Romanticism -- England

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] R.W. Harris.
SeriesHistory and literature, History and literature (New York, N.Y.)
LC ClassificationsPR447 .H3
The Physical Object
Pagination426 p.
Number of Pages426
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13580448M
LC Control Number79410366

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