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The ethics of indeterminacy in the novels of William Gaddis

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gaddis, William, 1922- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Ethics in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-176) and index.

    StatementGregory Comnes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3557.A28 Z64 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 188 p. :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1420538M
    ISBN 100813012511
    LC Control Number93030650


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