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Stuff of sleep and dreams

experiments in literary psychology

by Leon Edel

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Psychological aspects,
  • Authors, English -- Psychology,
  • American literature -- History and criticism,
  • Authors, American -- Psychology,
  • Psychology and literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLeon Edel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR408.P83 E3 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 352 p. ;
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3785482M
    ISBN 100060149299
    LC Control Number81047787


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