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Teaching A Level English literature a student-centred approach by Brown, John

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


  • English literature -- Study and teaching (Secondary)

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Bibliography, p181-184.

StatementJohn Brown and Terry Gifford.
SeriesTeaching secondary English
ContributionsGifford, Terry, 1946-
LC ClassificationsPR35
The Physical Object
Pagination184p. :
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21393264M
ISBN 10041501641X, 0415016428

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