Spanish American Literature

A collection of Essays (Spanish American Literature)

Publisher: Routledge

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  • Literary studies: general,
  • Modernism (Literature),
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Central America,
  • South America,
  • Caribbean & Latin American,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • 19th century,
  • Latin America,
  • Romanticism,
  • Spanish American literature
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages1755
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8047872M
ISBN 100815326777
ISBN 109780815326779

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