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Literature and the Crime Against Nature From Homer to Hughes by Keith Sagar

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Published by Chaucer Press .
Written in English


  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literature (Specific Aspects),
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject,
  • Nature / Essays,
  • General,
  • Conservation of natural resources in literature,
  • Nature in literature,
  • Philosophy of nature in literature

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8771788M
ISBN 101904449476
ISBN 109781904449478

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