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Comedy, fantasy, and colonialism

Comedy, fantasy, and colonialism

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Published by Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wit and humor -- History and criticism.,
  • Fantasy literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Imperialism in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-231) and index.

    Statementedited by Graeme Harper.
    ContributionsHarper, Graeme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6147 .C57 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 237 p. :
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18747405M
    ISBN 100826448666, 0826449190
    LC Control Number2001047581

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