The Latin American Short Story An Annotated Guide to Anthologies and Criticism (Bibliographies and Indexes in World Literature) by Daniel Balderston

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  • Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies,
  • Discourse analysis,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Latin American Novel And Short Story,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Reference,
  • Spanish,
  • South America,
  • Bibliographies & Indexes,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Bibliography,
  • History and criticism,
  • Short stories, Latin American

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Number of Pages552
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Open LibraryOL10419345M
ISBN 10031327360X
ISBN 109780313273605

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