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The twentieth-century novel an introduction by Richard Brandon Kershner

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Published by Bedford Books in Boston, MA, New York .
Written in English


  • Historia y crítica,
  • Novela

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Edition Notes

Incluye referencias bibliográficas (p. 126-137) e índice.

StatementR.B. Kershner
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 148 p. ;
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24766021M
ISBN 100312102445
ISBN 109780312102449
LC Control Number96086773

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