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Wagering on transcendence the search for meaning in literature by

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Published by Sheed & Ward in Kansas City, Mo .
Written in English


  • Transcendence (Philosophy) in literature.,
  • Literature -- Philosophy.,
  • Religion and literature.,
  • Literature, Modern -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Phyllis Carey.
ContributionsCarey, Phyllis.
LC ClassificationsPN49 .W24 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 299 p. ;
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL668947M
ISBN 101556129823
LC Control Number97014762

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