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Thinking about texts

an introduction to English studies

by Chris Hopkins

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementChris Hopkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR21 .H66 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 395 p. ;
    Number of Pages395
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6793035M
    ISBN 100333676076, 0333676084
    LC Control Number00059122


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