Psyche and the literary muses the contribution of literary content to scientific psychology by Martin S. Lindauer

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Published by John Benjamins Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, Philadelphia .

Written in English

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  • Literature -- Psychology

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementMartin S. Lindauer.
SeriesLinguistic approaches to literature -- v. 7
LC ClassificationsPN49 .L488 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23170556M
ISBN 109789027233394, 9789027289452
LC Control Number2009008213

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