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Professional Correctness

Literary Studies and Political Change

by Stanley Fish

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary theory,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature And Society,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • General,
  • Higher

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7693333M
    ISBN 10067471220X
    ISBN 109780674712201


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