The meaning of existence in contemporary Hispanic literature.
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The meaning of existence in contemporary Hispanic literature. by Kessel Schwartz

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Published by University of Miami Press in Coral Gables, Fla .
Written in English


  • Spanish literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism

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Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesHispanic-American studies, no. 23
LC ClassificationsF1401 .M53 no. 23
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5074728M
ISBN 100870241303
LC Control Number74091214

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