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Fiction and imagination

Margit Sutrop

Fiction and imagination

the anthropological function of literature

by Margit Sutrop

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Published by Mentis in Paderborn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • Literature and anthropology.,
  • Imagination in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-239) and index.

    StatementMargit Sutrop.
    SeriesExplicatio
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3331 .S96 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination243 p. ;
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6868844M
    ISBN 103897851105
    LC Control Number00394984


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