3 edition of novel as the modern epic found in the catalog.
novel as the modern epic
|Statement||by Sisir Chatterjee.|
|LC Classifications||PN3353 .C45 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||31,  p. ;|
|Number of Pages||31|
|LC Control Number||77000760|
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