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Imagined human beings

a psychological approach to character and conflict in literature

by Paris, Bernard J.

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Psychological aspects,
  • Psychology in literature,
  • Psychoanalysis and literature,
  • Characters and characteristics in literature,
  • Motivation (Psychology) in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-280) and index.

    StatementBernard J. Paris.
    SeriesLiterature and psychoanalysis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.P93 P38 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 287 p. ;
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL659563M
    ISBN 100814766552, 0814766560
    LC Control Number97004879


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