From Thirty acres to modern times thestory of French-Canadian literature by Jeannette Urbas

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Published by McGraw-Hill Ryerson in Toronto, New York .

Written in English

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  • French-Canadian fiction -- History and criticism.

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Includes bibliographies.

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StatementJeannette Urbas.
LC ClassificationsPQ3912
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 158 p. ;
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20952091M
ISBN 100070823235

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