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Civilisation and fear

Wojciech Kalaga

Civilisation and fear

anxiety and the writing of the subject

by Wojciech Kalaga

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anxiety in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Wojciech Kalaga. ; assistant editor, Agnieszka Kliś
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.F39 C58 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 328 p. ;
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25396638M
    ISBN 101443837504
    ISBN 109781443837507
    LC Control Number2012452833
    OCLC/WorldCa778617068

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