What literary studies could be, and what it is
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What literary studies could be, and what it is by Bruce E. Fleming

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .
Written in English


  • Literature -- Study and teaching -- Philosophy,
  • Literature -- Research

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-164) and index.

StatementBruce Fleming.
LC ClassificationsPN59 .F54 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 169 p. ;
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23631100M
ISBN 100761841601
ISBN 109780761841609
LC Control Number2008931038

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