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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Film adaptations,
  • Motion pictures,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

The Physical Object
Pagination237 p.
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14464072M
OCLC/WorldCa256391

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