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Classical mythology in 20th century thought and literature

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Published by Texas Tech Press in Lubbock .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Classical in literature -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Wendell M. Aycock, Theodore M. Klein.
    SeriesProceedings of the Comparative Literature Symposium ; v. 11
    ContributionsAycock, Wendell M., Klein, Theodore M., 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.M95 C6 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination235 p. ;
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4097304M
    ISBN 100896720799
    LC Control Number80011583


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