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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Fascism & Nazism,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • French Literature,
  • Literature And Society,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • French,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Europe - France,
  • European - French,
  • Comparative Literature,
  • European History,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / French,
  • Political Philosophy

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7757429M
ISBN 100691058466
ISBN 109780691058467

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