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Modern literature and the death of God

Charles Irving Glicksberg

Modern literature and the death of God

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Published by Martinus Nijhoff in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and literature,
  • Literature, Modern -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementby Charles I. Glicksberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN49 .G55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination162 p.
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5569665M
    LC Control Number67077029
    OCLC/WorldCa798939


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