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Modern heroism

essays on D. H. Lawrence, William Empson, & J. R. R. Tolkien.

by Roger Sale

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

  • Lawrence, D. H. 1885-1930 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Empson, William, 1906- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Tolkien, J. R. R. 1892-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • English literature -- History and criticism,
  • Courage in literature,
  • Heroes in literature

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR99 .S25
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 261 p.
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5478500M
    ISBN 100520022084
    LC Control Number73186106

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