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Loss of the self in modern literature and art

Wylie Sypher

Loss of the self in modern literature and art

by Wylie Sypher

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Published by Vintage Books in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self.,
  • Art and science.,
  • Art, Modern -- 20th century.,
  • Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWylie Sypher.
    SeriesA Vintage book -- v266
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN771 .S95 1964
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p.
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19632088M

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