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The Babel Guide to the Fiction of Portugal, Brazil & Africa in English Translation (Babel Guides to Literature in English Translation)

by Ray Keenoy

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Boulevard .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Reference works,
  • Book reviews,
  • Translations into English,
  • Brazilian fiction,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • African,
  • Reference,
  • Portuguese,
  • General,
  • Angola,
  • Brazil,
  • Mozambique,
  • Portugal,
  • Bibliographies & Indexes,
  • Portuguese fiction,
  • 20th century,
  • African fiction (Portuguese)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJackie Wrout (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8729635M
    ISBN 101899460055
    ISBN 109781899460052
    OCLC/WorldCa36485631

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