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French feminist theory. a bibliography by Joan Nordquist

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Published by Reference and Research Services in Santa Cruz, CA .
Written in English

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  • France

Subjects:

  • Irigaray, Luce -- Bibliography.,
  • Cixous, Hélène, 1937- -- Bibliography.,
  • Feminist theory -- France -- Bibliography.,
  • Feminist literary criticism -- France -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Joan Nordquist.
SeriesSocial theory,, no. 44
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ7963.F44 N673 1990 suppl., HQ1208 N673 1990 suppl.
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. ;
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL301255M
ISBN 100937855871
LC Control Number97208534
OCLC/WorldCa36742453

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