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Politics of twentieth-century literature.

Politics of twentieth-century literature.

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPerspectives on contemporary literature -- v. 11/1985.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p. ;
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15146715M

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