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Poems, plays, and The Briton

by Tobias Smollett

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementTobias Smollett ; introductions and notes by Byron Gassman ; the texts edited by O M Brack, Jr. ; assisted by Leslie A. Chilton.
ContributionsBrack, O M, Chilton, Leslie A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3692 .G37 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 649 p. :
Number of Pages649
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1555932M
ISBN 100820314285
LC Control Number91036319

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About the Author. Tobias Smollett (Author) TOBIAS SMOLLETT (–) was a novelist, playwright, journalist, historian, travel writer, critic, translator, editor, and compiler―an eighteenth-century man of letters in the fullest sense of the phrase.

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