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7 edition of Maps of the imagination found in the catalog.

Maps of the imagination

the writer as cartographer

by Peter Turchi

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Trinity University Press in San Antonio, Texas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • Cartography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-240).

    StatementPeter Turchi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3331 .T87 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 p. :
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3291800M
    ISBN 10159534005X
    LC Control Number2004008882


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