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temptation of despair

a study of the Quebec novelist André Langevin

by David J. Bond

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Published by York Press in Fredericton, N.B., Canada .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Langevin, André, 1927- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Despair in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 69-71.

    StatementDavid J. Bond.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ3919.2.L238 Z58 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. ;
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3128659M
    ISBN 100919966292, 0919966284
    LC Control Number82241400

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