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Form and self in selected works of Marguerite Duras and Doris Lessing.

Catherine Rodgers

Form and self in selected works of Marguerite Duras and Doris Lessing.

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Published by University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Duras, Marguerite, -- 1914-,
  • Lessing, Doris, -- 1919-

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (Ph.D), University of East Anglia, School of Modern Languages and European History, 1989.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13925023M


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