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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English


  • Criticism.,
  • Popular culture.,
  • Structuralism (Literary analysis)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Antony Easthope and Kate McGowan.
ContributionsEasthope, Antony., McGowan, Kate.
LC ClassificationsPN81 .C835 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 287 p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3432634M
ISBN 10080203859X, 080203800X
LC Control Number2005270450

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