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A history of Australian literature

H. M. Green

A history of Australian literature

pure and applied : a critical review of all forms of literature produced in Australia from the first books published after the arrival of the first fleet until 1950, with short accounts of later publications up to 1960

by H. M. Green

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Published by Angus and Robertson in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Australian literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby H.M. Green
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (xxvii, 1469 p.)
    Number of Pages1469
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26978490M
    OCLC/WorldCa2834719

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