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The use and abuse of the English language

Robert Graves

The use and abuse of the English language

by Robert Graves

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Published by Paragon House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Style.,
  • English prose literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint. Originally published, The reader over your shoulder. 2nd ed. London , J. Cape, 1947.

    StatementRobert Graves and Alan Hodge.
    ContributionsHodge, Alan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1421
    The Physical Object
    Pagination290 p. ;
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21933184M
    ISBN 101557783179

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