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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Modernism (Literature)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementAstradur Eysteinsson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN56.M54
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 265p. ;
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22224971M
ISBN 100801423716

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