Understanding Alan Sillitoe by Gillian Mary Hanson

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .

Written in English

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  • Sillitoe, Alan -- Criticism and interpretation.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-191) and index.

Book details

StatementGillian Mary Hanson.
SeriesUnderstanding contemporary British literature
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6037.I55 Z73 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 197 p. ;
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL686952M
ISBN 10157003219X
LC Control Number97033887

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