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Fiction and the casual theory of names.

Thomas G. Pavel

Fiction and the casual theory of names.

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Written in English


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Offprint from : Poetics. 1979. 8. pp.179-191. (Amsterdam).

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Open LibraryOL13830721M

  New faces of fiction But to dismiss the annual fuss surrounding the new names in fiction as puffery would be a mistake – because among the spring deluge of first novels there are almost Author: Lisa O'kelly.


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