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Cities in ruins

Cecilia Enjuto Rangel

Cities in ruins

the politics of modern poetics

by Cecilia Enjuto Rangel

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Published by Purdue University Press in West Lafayette, Ind .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Cecilia Enjuto Rangel
SeriesPurdue studies in Romance literatures -- v. 50
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1271 .E65 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24538933M
ISBN 109781557535719
LC Control Number2010025254
OCLC/WorldCa555660808


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