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3 edition of Babel Guide to Brazilian Literature found in the catalog.

Babel Guide to Brazilian Literature

David Treece

Babel Guide to Brazilian Literature

Fiction in Translatiion (Babel Guides to Literature in English Translation)

by David Treece

  • 68 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Boulevard Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Brazil,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Brazilian Portuguese

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12251729M
    ISBN 101899460764
    ISBN 109781899460762
    OCLC/WorldCa45647888

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