Butler on Whitehead on the occasion by Roland Faber

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .

Written in English

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Statementedited by Roland Faber, Michael Halewood, and Deena Lin
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LC ClassificationsB1674.W354 B88 2012
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25177519M
ISBN 109780739172766, 9780739172773
LC Control Number2011052293

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