Date: Thu, 9 Oct 1997 07:21:14 +0100


Subject: Re: dialect in literature

Just a few more references.

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Maria F. Garcia-Bermejo Giner

Departamento de Filologia Inglesa

C. Placentinos 18

Universidad de Salamanca

Salamanca 37008, Spain