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Am I a snob?

Sean Latham

Am I a snob?

modernism and the novel

by Sean Latham

  • 165 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, NY .
Written in English


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StatementSean Latham.
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LC ClassificationsPR
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22527165M
ISBN 100801488419

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