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Evil in contemporary French and francophone literature

Scott M. Powers

Evil in contemporary French and francophone literature

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Pub. in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Evil in literature,
  • Ethics in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-211) and index.

    Statementedited by Scott M. Powers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ307.E87 E94 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24844161M
    ISBN 101443825875
    ISBN 109781443825870
    LC Control Number2011379509
    OCLC/WorldCa678476401


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