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Gothic and modernism

John Paul Riquelme

Gothic and modernism

essaying dark literary modernity

by John Paul Riquelme

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by John Paul Riquelme
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR408.G68 G63 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 236 p. :
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24378312M
ISBN 100801888654
ISBN 109780801888656
LC Control Number2007940409


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