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Nineteenth-century rhetoric an enumerative bibliography by Forrest Houlette

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English


  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Bibliography.,
  • English language -- Composition and exercises -- Bibliography.,
  • English language -- Grammar -- Bibliography.,
  • Rhetoric -- History -- 19th century -- Bibliography.,
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- History -- 19th century -- Bibliography.

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Includes index.

StatementForrest Houlette.
SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 787
LC ClassificationsZ2015.R5 H68 1989, PE1403 H68 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 308 p. ;
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2044817M
ISBN 100824066456
LC Control Number88021765

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