Don Juan

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Don Juan

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Notes
See Harry Burton, 'There was a Young Man', pp95-7 - no further ref. traceable in Rose notes

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Accessed on 2019/09/16 00:12:40

Related people
Burton, Harry
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The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
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Don Juan

Reading experience
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Evidence

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Source

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Notes
See Harry Burton, 'There was a Young Man', pp95-7 - no further ref. traceable in Rose notes

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/100539
Accessed on 2019/09/16 00:12:40

Related people
Burton, Harry
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
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