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Published by The Ryerson press in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Canadian literature -- History and criticism,
  • French-Canadian literature -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lorne Pierce.
LC ClassificationsPR9112 .P5
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p. l., 251 p.
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6710771M
LC Control Number28002647

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