Modernism and post-modernism a neo-colonial viewpoint. by Bernard Smith

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Published by Sir Robert Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, Instituteof Commonwealth Studies, University of London in [London] .

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SeriesWorking papers in Australian studies -- working paper no. 81
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Number of Pages13
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Open LibraryOL15384769M
ISBN 101855070480

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