Myth and method modern theories of fiction

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in [Nebraska] .

Written in English

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  • Mythology in literature.,
  • Fiction -- History and criticism.

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Statementedited by James E Miller, Jr.
ContributionsMiller, James E. 1920-
The Physical Object
Pagination165p. ;
Number of Pages165
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Open LibraryOL19986228M

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