3 edition of Literature and language in the cultural context found in the catalog.
Literature and language in the cultural context
Polish Association for the Study of English. Conference
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by K. Stamirowska, Z. Mazur, A. Walczuk.|
|Contributions||Stamirowska, K., Mazur, Zygmunt., Walczuk, A.|
|LC Classifications||PE68.P7 P65 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||206 p. :|
|Number of Pages||206|
|LC Control Number||94231289|
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