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Monster theory

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monsters in literature.,
  • Abnormalities, Human, in literature.,
  • Grotesque in literature.,
  • Difference (Psychology) in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJeffrey Jerome Cohen, editor.
    ContributionsCohen, Jeffrey Jerome.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.M55 M55 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 315 p. :
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL984171M
    ISBN 100816628548, 0816628556
    LC Control Number96021914


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