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A History of Literature in the Caribbean

A History of Literature in the Caribbean

Hispanic and Francophone Regions (Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages)

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Published by John Benjamins Publishing Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Latin American Poetry,
  • French Literature,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • French,
  • Spanish,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Latin America,
  • South America,
  • Caribbean & Latin American,
  • Caribbean literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsA. James Arnold (Editor), Julio Rodriguez-Luis (Editor), J. Michael Dash (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages564
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8577479M
    ISBN 101556196016
    ISBN 109781556196010


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