Dreyfus affair in the literature of its time
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Dreyfus affair in the literature of its time an examination of the role played by the Dreyfus Affair in french literature between the Franco-Prussian War and the First World War. by M. Rosel

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Published by Brunel University in Uxbridge .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Phil.) - Brunel University.

ContributionsBrunel University. Department of Education. Division of Languages.
The Physical Object
Pagination131p. ;
Number of Pages131
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Open LibraryOL14467459M

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