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Published by Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


  • Satire -- History and criticism

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StatementRonald Paulson.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 228 p. ;
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23759516M

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