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Published by Longman in New York .
Written in English


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

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited and with introductions by Robert Con Davis, Laurie Finke.
SeriesLongman English and humanities series
ContributionsDavis, Robert Con, 1948-, Finke, Laurie.
LC ClassificationsPN86 .L55 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 952 p. ;
Number of Pages952
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2033184M
ISBN 100801301831
LC Control Number88009089

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