The literature of the Spanish people from Roman times to the present day. by Gerald Brenan

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Published by Meridian Books in New York .

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  • Spanish literature -- History and criticism.

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SeriesMeridian books,, MG9
LC ClassificationsPQ6033 .B7 1957
The Physical Object
Pagination494 p.
Number of Pages494
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6224831M
LC Control Number57010838

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A paperback of Gerald Brenan's account of Spanish literature from Roman times to the present, which has won praise from every quarter for its original and enthusiastic approach, its wide-ranging scholarship and elegant style.

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