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Published by Greenwood Press, [1969, c1947] in New York .
Written in English


  • Literature and state -- Russia,
  • Russian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby George Reavey.. --
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19588119M

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