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Structuralism: Theory & Practice Laclos, Critical Monographs in English (Glasgow Introductory Guides to French Literature) by Jean Duffy

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Published by Hyperion Books .
Written in English


  • Literary theory,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages104
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Open LibraryOL11603384M
ISBN 100852613199
ISBN 109780852613191

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