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The city in Brazilian literature

by Elizabeth Lowe

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Associated University Presses in Rutherford [N.J.], London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brazilian fiction -- History and criticism.,
  • City and town life in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElizabeth Lowe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ9607.C58 L6 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination229 p. ;
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4121105M
    ISBN 10083863009X
    LC Control Number80066823

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