Pat Barker"s Regeneration a reader"s guide by Karin E. Westman

Cover of: Pat Barker

Published by Continuum in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Barker, Pat.,
  • Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967 -- In literature.,
  • Rivers, W. H. R. 1864-1922 -- In literature.,
  • Biographical fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- Literature and the war.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [85]-89).

Book details

StatementKarin E. Westman.
SeriesContinuum contemporaries
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6052.A6488 R48 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination89 p. ;
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3946562M
ISBN 100826452302
LC Control Number2001032575

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