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Desire and Empathy in Twentieth-Century Dystopian Fiction

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      • Source title: Desire and Empathy in Twentieth-Century Dystopian Fiction (Palgrave Studies in Utopianism)

        StatementPalgrave Macmillan
        PublishersPalgrave Macmillan
        LC ClassificationsFeb 14, 2018
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 124 p. :
        Number of Pages58
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 103319706748

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