The counter-memorial impulse in twentieth-century English fiction by Sarah Henstra

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke, UK, New York .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementSarah Henstra
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR888.G67 H46 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 182 p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24547524M
ISBN 100230577148
ISBN 109780230577145
LC Control Number2009044148
OCLC/WorldCa465189950

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