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Semiotics and literary criticism.

Cesare Segre

Semiotics and literary criticism.

by Cesare Segre

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 25.

    Statement[Translated by John Meddemmen].
    SeriesApproaches to semiotics,, 35
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN81 .S35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195 p.
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5437775M
    LC Control Number73086521

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