The Nature of identity

essays presented to Donald E. Hayden by the Graduate Faculty of Modern Letters, the University of Tulsa.

Publisher: The University in Tulsa, Okla

Written in English
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  • Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Hayden, Donald E.,
  • English literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Romanticism -- Great Britain.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

ContributionsHayden, Donald E., University of Tulsa. Graduate Faculty of Modern Letters.
LC ClassificationsPR14 .N37 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 96 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3529850M
LC Control Number82116486

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