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The Oxford book of literary anecdotes

The Oxford book of literary anecdotes

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anecdotes,
  • Literature -- Humor,
  • Literature -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by James Sutherland.
    GenreHumor, Anecdotes
    ContributionsSutherland, James Runcieman, 1900-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 382 p.
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23759578M


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