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comic hero: a study of the Mythopoeic imagination in the novel.

Michael Lloyd McClintick

comic hero: a study of the Mythopoeic imagination in the novel.

by Michael Lloyd McClintick

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heroes in literature.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 300 l.
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18714052M

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