Teaching a literature-centered English program by Knapton, James.

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  • Literature -- Study and teaching -- United States,
  • English language -- Study and teaching (Secondary)

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Statement[by] James Knapton [and] Bertrand Evans.
SeriesStudies in education
ContributionsEvans, Bertrand, 1912- joint author.
LC ClassificationsPN70 .K5
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 244 p.
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5544162M
LC Control Number67022326

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