Genteel barbarism experiments in analysis of nineteenth-century Spanish-American novels by John Stubbs Brushwood

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .

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  • Spanish American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

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StatementJohn S. Brushwood.
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LC ClassificationsPQ7082.N7 B68
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Paginationxi, 241 p. ;
Number of Pages241
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Open LibraryOL4112646M
ISBN 100803211651
LC Control Number80027722

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