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Published by E. Arnold, Distributed in the USA by Routledge, Chapman and Hall in London, New York, New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [282]-286).

Statement[edited by] Philip Rice and Patricia Waugh.
ContributionsRice, Philip., Waugh, Patricia.
LC ClassificationsPN81 .M54 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 291 p. :
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2198135M
ISBN 100713165960, 0713165413
LC Control Number89017895

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