Beckett"s masculinity

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Beckett, Samuel, -- 1906-1989 -- Criticism and interpretation, Beckett, Samuel, -- 1906-1989 -- Psychology, Masculinity in literature, Identity (Psychology) in literature, Literature and society -- Ireland -- History -- 20th ce
StatementJennifer M. Jeffers.
SeriesNew interpretations of Beckett in the 21st century
LC ClassificationsPR6003.E282 Z75323 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23186332M
ISBN 139780230615281
LC Control Number2009009906

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