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The Author: Michela Canepari-Labib was born in Italy and educated at the University of Pavia (Italy) where she studied English and French Literature and at the University of Sussex (UK) where she obtained a Master's degree in Critical Theory and a Ph.D. in English Literature. She was recently awarded a scholarship from the Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici directed by Umberto Eco at the University of Bologna. She is the author of Word-Worlds, a study of Christine Brooke-Rose's work (Peter Lang, 2002). She teaches English at the Universities of Parma and Milan (Italy).

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ISBN(s) 9783039102624
Erscheinungsdatum 17.05.2005
Einbandart Einband - flex.(Paperback)
Seitenanzahl 314
Sprache Englisch
Artikel Typ Physisch
Genre Geisteswissenschaften/Kunst/Musik
Kurztitel Canepari-Labib, Michela: Old Myths - Modern Empires
Warengruppe HC/Englische Sprachwissenschaft, Literaturwissenschaft
ISBN-10 3039102621
Länge 224 mm
Breite 147 mm
Höhe 22 mm
Gewicht 443 gr
Produkttyp Hardcover, Softcover
Verlag Lang, Peter Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
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