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James T. Farrell and the rejection of dogma

Edwin M. Passes

James T. Farrell and the rejection of dogma

thesis submitted for the Middlesex Polytechnic Graduate Research Degree in Humanities.

by Edwin M. Passes

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Published by Middlesex Polytechnic in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Farrell, James T. -- 1904-1979.

  • Edition Notes

    "An examination of Farrell"s fiction and criticism in the period 1932-1952".

    ContributionsMiddlesex Polytechnic. Faculty of Humanities.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1v ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13716272M

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