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Symbolist objects

Claire I. R. O"Mahony

Symbolist objects

materiality and subjectivity at the fin de siècle

by Claire I. R. O"Mahony

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Published by Rivendale Press in High Wycombe, England .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 403-427).

Other titlesMateriality and subjectivity at the fin de siècle
Statementedited by Claire I R O"Mahony
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ295.S9 S787 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination433 p. :
Number of Pages433
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24526555M
ISBN 101904201156
ISBN 109781904201151
LC Control Number2010362613
OCLC/WorldCa501846617


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