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A history of Italian literature.

Richard Garnett

A history of Italian literature.

by Richard Garnett

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Italian literature -- History and criticism.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ4038.G3 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 431 p.
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5755432M
    ISBN 10080460861X
    LC Control Number71103224

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    The history of literature is the historical development of writings in prose or poetry that attempt to provide entertainment, enlightenment, or instruction to the reader/listener/observer, as well as the development of the literary techniques used in the communication of these pieces. Not all writings constitute recorded materials, such as compilations of data (e.g., a check. Free eBooks - Language: Italian. Here you can find free books. Read online or download eBooks for free. Browse through our eBooks while discovering great authors and exciting books in Italian.

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