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Revolution and the 20th-century novel.

Paul N. Siegel

Revolution and the 20th-century novel.

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Published by distributed by Pathfinder Press, 1979. in New York, Monad Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Revolutions in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination237 p. ;
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19759299M


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