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Reading Susan Sontag A Critical Introduction to Her Work by Carl Rollyson

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Published by Ivan R. Dee, Publisher .
Written in English


  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
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The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8670188M
ISBN 101566634695
ISBN 109781566634694

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