Nonsense aspects of intertextuality in folklore and literature by Susan Stewart

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .

Written in English

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  • Discourse analysis,
  • Folk literature -- History and criticism,
  • Folklore -- Methodology,
  • Intertextuality

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementSusan Stewart.
LC ClassificationsP302 .S69
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 228 p. ;
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4403466M
ISBN 100801822580
LC Control Number79004950

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