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The monsters and the critics, and other essays

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beowulf,
  • English philology,
  • Epic poetry, English (Old) -- History and criticism,
  • Monsters in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJ.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien.
    ContributionsTolkien, Christopher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE27 .T65 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. ;
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3221864M
    ISBN 100048090190
    LC Control Number83131951

    Cynthia Ozick. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25 (p) ISBN


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