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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


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Vol. 2 edited by Caroline Bicks and Jennifer Summit.

ContributionsSummit, Jennifer
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LC ClassificationsPR111 .H57 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24539233M
ISBN 109780230218345
LC Control Number2010026127


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