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An introduction to contemporary fiction

international writing in English since 1970

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Published by Polity Press, Blackwell in Cambridge, Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Commonwealth fiction (English) -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-242) and index.

    Statementedited by Rod Mengham.
    ContributionsMengham, Rod, 1953-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR883 .I68 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 245 p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL384273M
    ISBN 100745619568, 0745619576
    LC Control Number98046821

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