Understanding literature by Elizabeth A. White

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Published by Ginn in [Boston] .

Written in English

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  • Literature -- Collections

About the Edition

A high school literature text with units on the short story, poetry, the Trojan War and mythology, the novel, nonfiction, and drama.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statement[edited by] Elizabeth White, Joan Wofford [and] Edward J. Gordon.
SeriesGinn literature series
ContributionsWofford, Joan, joint ed., Gordon, Edward J., joint ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1121 .W4 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 756 p.
Number of Pages756
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5696150M
LC Control Number70092774

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