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Significant violence

oppression and resistance in the narratives of Juan Goytisolo, 1970-1990

by Bradley S. Epps

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

  • Goytisolo, Juan -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Violence in literature.,
  • Sexual orientation in literature.,
  • Politics in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [468]-495) and index.

    StatementBradley S. Epps.
    SeriesOxford Hispanic studies
    LC ClassificationsPQ6613.O79 Z58 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 513 p. ;
    Number of Pages513
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL988243M
    ISBN 100198158904
    LC Control Number96026404

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