Mary Lavin by Zack R. Bowen

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Published by Bucknell University Press in Lewisburg [Pa.] .

Written in English

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  • Ireland


  • Lavin, Mary, 1912- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Women and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century,
  • Ireland in literature

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 73-77.

Book details

StatementZack Bowen.
SeriesThe Irish writers series
LC ClassificationsPR6023.A914 Z68 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination77 p. ;
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5446313M
ISBN 100838777627, 0838777015
LC Control Number73126002

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