The treatment of history in Canadian fiction

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  • Historical fiction, Canadian -- History and criticism.,
  • History in literature.

Edition Notes

StatementKenneth Hugh McLean.
LC ClassificationsPS8191.H5 M25
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 433 leaves.
Number of Pages433
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18315419M
ISBN 10031500147X

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