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Literature and the Crime Against Nature

From Homer to Hughes

by Keith Sagar

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Published by Chaucer Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literature (Specific Aspects),
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject,
  • Nature / Essays,
  • General,
  • Conservation of natural resources in literature,
  • Nature in literature,
  • Philosophy of nature in literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8771788M
    ISBN 101904449476
    ISBN 109781904449478


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