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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.


  • Auden, W. H. 1907-1973 -- Knowledge -- Motion pictures.,
  • Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Documentary films -- Production and direction -- Great Britain.,
  • Documentary films -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.,
  • Motion pictures and literature -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-196) and index.

StatementMarsha Bryant.
LC ClassificationsPR6001.U4 Z625 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 201 p. :
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL673592M
ISBN 100813917565
LC Control Number97019689

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