Literary visions of homosexuality

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Published by Haworth Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Homosexuality and literature

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StatementStuart Kellogg, editor.
SeriesResearch on homosexuality ;, no. 6, Research on homosexuality ;, v. 6.
ContributionsKellogg, Stuart.
LC ClassificationsPN56.H57 L57 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 174 p. ;
Number of Pages174
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Open LibraryOL3162479M
ISBN 100866561838
LC Control Number83004300

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