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Monsters in the Italian literary imagination

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Italian literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Monsters in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Keala Jewell.
    ContributionsJewell, Keala Jane.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ4053.M66 M66 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination325 p. :
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6777047M
    ISBN 100814328385
    LC Control Number00010959

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