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Philosophy and Fiction

Essays in Literary Aesthetics

by P. Lamarque

  • 374 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Pergamon Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary theory,
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Literature,
  • Philosophy,
  • Prose,
  • Theory Of Literature,
  • Aesthetics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9266073M
    ISBN 100080303536
    ISBN 109780080303536


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