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Women and contemporary world literature

Deborah Fillerup Weagel

Women and contemporary world literature

power, fragmentation, and metaphor

by Deborah Fillerup Weagel

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Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in literature,
  • Metaphor in literature,
  • Power (Social sciences) in literature,
  • Feminism in literature,
  • Women and literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDeborah Weagel.
    SeriesAmerican university studies III: Comparative literature -- v. 62
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.5.W64 W43 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23186950M
    ISBN 109781433104831
    LC Control Number2009011338


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