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Selected Scottish and other essays

by Duncan Glen

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Published by Akros Publications in Kirkcaldy [Scotland] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Scottish literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Scotland -- Civilization -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographic references (p. 166-172) and index.

      Other titlesSelected Scottish & other essays
      Statementby Duncan Glen ; with an introduction by John Herdman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8554 .G58 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination178 p. ;
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL121479M
      ISBN 100861421019
      LC Control Number99488030
      OCLC/WorldCa41361872

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