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Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-224) and index.
|LC Classifications||PN98.P67 K47 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 230 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||230|
|LC Control Number||90031208|
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In this witty and eloquent book, a distinguished professor of humanities looks at some of the agents that have contributed to literature's demise and ponders whether its.
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