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Literature and philosophy between two world wars

Harry Slochower

Literature and philosophy between two world wars

the problem of alienation in a war culture.

by Harry Slochower

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Published by Citadel Press in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 404p. ;
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21878518M

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