Symbolism and classicism in modern literature
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Symbolism and classicism in modern literature introduction to the study of symbolism in Spanish and Spanish-American literature by David Rubio

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Published in [Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • Spain.,
  • Latin America.


  • Symbolism in literature.,
  • Classicism in literature.,
  • Classicism -- Spain.,
  • Classicism -- Latin America.,
  • Literature, Modern -- History and criticism.

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Statementby David Rubio.
LC ClassificationsPN56.S9 R8
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 3-56 p.
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6772310M
LC Control Number32008492

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