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Published by Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Satire -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesAncient and modern
Statementedited by Ruben Quintero.
SeriesBlackwell companions to literature and culture -- 46
ContributionsQuintero, Ruben, 1949-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6149.S2 C66 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 608 p. :
Number of Pages608
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22744933M
ISBN 101405119551
ISBN 109781405119559

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