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Published by Bucknell University Press ; London : Associated University Presses in Lewisburg, [Pa.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fantasy fiction, Spanish.,
  • Spanish fiction -- 19th century.,
  • Short stories, Spanish.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-288).

Statementtranslated from the Spanish by Robert M. Fedorchek ; introduction by Alan E. Smith.
ContributionsFedorchek, Robert M., 1938-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ6256.F35 S76 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3559394M
ISBN 10083875533X
LC Control Number2002021541

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