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History of prose fiction

Dunlop, John Colin

History of prose fiction

by Dunlop, John Colin

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Published by G. Bell and Sons in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Colin Dunlop.
    SeriesBohn"s standard library
    ContributionsWilson, Henry.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17777165M

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2 In all the versions the tales are enclosed in a frame. A mode of composition subsequently adopted in many writings of a similar description. We are told that a powerful king, after being tired one day with the chase.

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(London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, ) (page images at HathiTrust).History of prose fiction. London, George Bell and Sons, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: John Colin Dunlop; Henry Wilson.