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Literature and the irrational a study in anthropological backgrounds by Wayne Shumaker

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Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Literature -- Psychology,
  • Literature -- History and criticism,
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.),
  • Primitive societies

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Edition Notes

Statementby Wayne Shumaker.
The Physical Object
Pagination279 p. ;
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13578885M

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