theme of Prometheus in English and French literature a study in literary influences by LuwД«s К»AwaбёЌ

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  • Prometheus (Greek mythology) in literature,
  • English literature -- History and criticism,
  • French literature -- History and criticism

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 481-544.

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Statementby Louis Awad.
LC ClassificationsPN57P7 A9, PN57P7 A9
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 544 p.
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18982457M

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