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$39.50 • £31.95 • €35.50

ISBN 9780674955622

Publication Date: 09/30/2003

Short

208 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

16 color, 1 halftone, 16 line illustrations

World

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Philip Fisher is the Felice Crowl Reid Professor of English and American Literature at Harvard University.

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