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Published by P. Lang in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Surrealism -- France -- History,
  • Art, French -- 20th century,
  • Surrealism (Literature) -- France -- History,
  • French literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Influence

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSimon Baker.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNX456.5.S8 B35 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination372 :
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16964136M
ISBN 103039110918
ISBN 109783039110919
LC Control Number2008399108

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