Post-Colonial Literatures in English General, Theoretical, and Comparative, 1970-1993 (Reference Publication in Literature) by Leigh Dale

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Subjects:

  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Reference,
  • In literature,
  • Commonwealth countries,
  • 20th Century English Literature,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • English,
  • British Isles,
  • Commonwealth literature (Engli,
  • Bibliographies & Indexes,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Bibliography,
  • History and criticism,
  • Postcolonialism,
  • Postcolonialism in literature,
  • Commonwealth literature (English)

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ContributionsAlan Lawson (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8068554M
ISBN 100816173583
ISBN 109780816173587

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