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Society and self in the novel

Society and self in the novel

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited with a foreword by Mark Schorer.
ContributionsSchorer, Mark.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14245566M

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