New World literature

tradition and revolt in Latin America.
  • 250 Pages
  • 3.93 MB
  • English
Univ. of California Press , Berkeley
Spanish American literature., Brazilian litera
LC ClassificationsPQ7081 .T736
The Physical Object
Pagination250 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6049084M
LC Control Number49008949

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