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2 edition of Fantasy and imagination on the Mexican narrative. found in the catalog.

Fantasy and imagination on the Mexican narrative.

Ross Frank Larson

Fantasy and imagination on the Mexican narrative.

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Fantasy fiction -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsToronto, University.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 306 leaves.
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19046510M

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