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Published by Ardis in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesTolstoi in the 60s.
StatementBoris Eikhenbaum ; translated by Duffield White.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3410 .E53 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 255 p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4268877M
ISBN 100882334700
LC Control Number81014942

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