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Politics, theory, and contemporary culture

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and literature,
  • Politics in literature,
  • Literature and society,
  • Criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Mark Poster.
    ContributionsPoster, Mark.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN51 .P557 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination300 p. ;
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1720362M
    ISBN 100231080565, 0231080573
    LC Control Number92023573

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