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Ecoambiguity Environmental Crises and East Asian Literatures by Karen Laura Thornber

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Published by The University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History and criticism,
  • Environmentalism in literature,
  • East Asian literature,
  • Ecology in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKaren Laura Thornber
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL493 .T48 2012
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25101796M
ISBN 109780472118069
LC Control Number2011043750

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