Published 1965 by Washington Square Press; [distributed in the U.S. by Affiliated Publishers in New York .
Written in EnglishRead online
Bibliography: p. 293-295.
|Statement||edited by John W. Strahan. Translations by John W. Strahan [and] Rosalind A. Zoglin.|
|Series||Washington Square Press classics W925|
|LC Classifications||PZ1.S896 Fi, PG3286.S75 Fi|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||295|
|LC Control Number||73007387|
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