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Postmodernist theory in recent studies of Chinese literature

Anne Birrell

Postmodernist theory in recent studies of Chinese literature

by Anne Birrell

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Published by Dept. of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelpia, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Postmodernism (Literature) -- China

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anne Birrell.
    SeriesSino-Platonic papers -- no. 105.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL2303 .B575 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17611169M
    OCLC/WorldCa47146261

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