Intertextuality and contemporary American fiction

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  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Intertextuality

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Bibliography: p. 295-313.

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Statementedited by Patrick O"Donnell and Robert Con Davis.
ContributionsO"Donnell, Patrick, 1948-, Davis, Robert Con, 1948-
LC ClassificationsPS374.I56 I58 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 317 p. ;
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2062553M
ISBN 100801837731
LC Control Number88046066

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