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6 edition of Popular fiction in England, 1914-1918 found in the catalog.

Popular fiction in England, 1914-1918

by Harold Orel

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Popular literature -- England -- History and criticism,
    • Fiction -- Appreciation -- England -- History -- 20th century,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- England -- Literature and the war,
    • Literature publishing -- England -- History -- 20th century,
    • Books and reading -- England -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-240) and index.

      StatementHarold Orel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR888.P68 O74 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 249 p. ;
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1556227M
      ISBN 100813117895
      LC Control Number91036651

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