Carlos Fuentes, Mexico and modernity by Maarten Van Delden

Cover of: Carlos Fuentes, Mexico and modernity | Maarten Van Delden

Published by Vanderbilt University Press in [Nashville] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Mexico

Subjects:

  • Fuentes, Carlos -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Mexico -- In literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-249) and index.

Book details

StatementMaarten van Delden.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ7297.F793 Z933 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 262 p. ;
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL686877M
ISBN 10082651295X
LC Control Number97033812

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