|Statement||introduction by Lizbeth Goodman ; editor, K.A. Berney ; associate editor, N.G. Templeton.|
|Series||Contemporary literature series, Contemporary literature series (London, England)|
|Contributions||Berney, K. A. 1960-, Templeton, N. G.|
|LC Classifications||PR736 .C58 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 335 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||335|
|LC Control Number||94013898|
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