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artist as critic critical writings. Edited by Richard Ellmann. by Oscar Wilde

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Published by W.H. Allen in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsEllmann, Richard, 1918-
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 446 p. ;
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19405347M

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