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Discontinuity and discourse in modern fiction.

Alan Stewart Singer

Discontinuity and discourse in modern fiction.

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Published by University of Washington in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Washington, 1980.

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Open LibraryOL13802740M

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