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The Edge of Surrealism

A Roger Caillois Reader

by Roger Caillois

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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Social theory,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Religion and sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Tales,
  • LITERARY STUDIES, EUROPEAN LIT,
  • Philosophy,
  • Themes, motives

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCamille Naish (Translator), Claudine Frank (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages423
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9844413M
    ISBN 100822330687
    ISBN 109780822330684


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