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Literary culture in a world transformed

a future for the humanities

by William R. Paulson

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Study and teaching.,
  • Humanities -- Study and teaching.,
  • Education, Humanistic.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-200) and index.

    StatementWilliam Paulson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN61 .P38 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 204 p. ;
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3938103M
    ISBN 100801439140, 0801487307
    LC Control Number2001002627

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