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Published by Pearson Longman in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
  • Criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAndrew Bennett and Nicholas Royle.
    ContributionsRoyle, Nicholas, 1957-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN45 .B39 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3308333M
    ISBN 100582822955
    LC Control Number2004055085


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