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Romantics and modernists in British cinema

Orr, John

Romantics and modernists in British cinema

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJohn Orr
SeriesEdinburgh studies in film
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.G7 O77 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 195 p. :
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24544612M
ISBN 100748640142
ISBN 109780748640140
LC Control Number2010444309
OCLC/WorldCa499076019


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