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Published by Roundhouse in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Stone, Oliver, -- 1946- -- Criticism and interpretation.

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Edition Notes

StatementNorman Kagan.
The Physical Object
Pagination285p. :
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15955416M
ISBN 101857100247

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