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Latin American writers in English translation

Willis Knapp Jones

Latin American writers in English translation

a classifiedbibliography

by Willis Knapp Jones

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Published by Pan American Union in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin literature -- Translations into English -- Bibliography.,
  • English literature -- Translations from Spanish -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementcompiled by Willis Knapp Jones.
    GenreBibliography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1009 .P18 no. 30
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 140 p. ;
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19091543M


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