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The Art of the critic literary theory and criticism from the Greeks to the present

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • Literature -- Philosophy.,
  • Criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementedited, with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
ContributionsBloom, Harold.
LC ClassificationsPN86 .A77 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination11 v. ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2853151M
ISBN 10087754493X
LC Control Number84015547

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