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Afterlife and narrative in contemporary fiction

Alice Bennett

Afterlife and narrative in contemporary fiction

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Narration (Rhetoric),
  • Future life in literature,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlice Bennett
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3383.N35 B38 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25283015M
    ISBN 109780230364240
    LC Control Number2012012328


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