Jean de la Bruyère by Edward C. Knox

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  • La Bruyère, Jean de, -- 1645-1696 -- Criticism and interpretation

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Bibliography: p. 135-138.

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Statementby Edward C. Knox..
SeriesTwayne"s world authors series
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Pagination140 p.
Number of Pages140
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Open LibraryOL23826541M

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