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British Postmodern Fiction.(Postmodern Studies 7) (Postmodern Studies)

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Published by Editions Rodopi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Popular English Fiction,
  • English,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHans Bertens (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9376687M
    ISBN 109051836538
    ISBN 109789051836530


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