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Among schoolchildren

Seamus Heaney

Among schoolchildren

a lecture dedicated to the memory of John Malone

by Seamus Heaney

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Published by John Malone Memorial Committee in (Belfast) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teaching.,
  • Education -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementgiven by Seamus Heaney.
    SeriesA John Malone memorial lecture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1025.2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21149700M

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