The Writings of J.M. Coetzee (The South Atlantic Quarterly, Winter 1994, Vol 93, No 1) by Michael Valdez Moses

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Published by Duke University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Coetzee, J. M. - Prose & Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Republic of South Africa,
  • Essays

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9838375M
ISBN 100822364085
ISBN 109780822364085
OCLC/WorldCa30761933

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