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Fiction and economy

Fiction and economy

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Economics and literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Susan Bruce and Valeria Wagner
    ContributionsBruce, Susan, 1960-, Wagner, Valeria
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN51 .F473 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 196 p. ;
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17236204M
    ISBN 100230005241
    ISBN 109780230005242


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