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Contemporary Spanish American Novels by Women

Mapping the Narrative (Monografias A) (Monografías A)

by Susan E. Carvalho

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Tamesis Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Portugal,
  • Spain,
  • European - Spanish & Portuguese,
  • Literature & Fiction / Literary Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Spanish & Portuguese,
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • 20th century,
  • 21st century,
  • History and criticism,
  • Spanish American fiction,
  • Women authors

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12000633M
    ISBN 10185566142X
    ISBN 109781855661424


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